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Spotify has a Joe Rogan dilemma

Posted on AllSides October 29th, 2020
From The Left

Spotify is getting slammed for allowing Joe Rogan, one of its most popular podcasters, to host far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on his show.

Why it matters: The company, which still distributes mostly music, will begin to encounter more of these types of problems as it expands its podcast business.

Internal emails leaked to BuzzFeed News show that Spotify's general counsel has defended the company's decision to allow Rogan to host Jones.

The email includes talking points managers can use when defending the decision.
“We are not going to...

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