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Spotify reportedly emails managers after podcaster Joe Rogan hosts conspiracy theorist Alex Jones: ‘We are not going to ban specific individuals from being guests’

Spotify emailed managers after Alex Jones’ appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast that’s hosted on the streaming service, BuzzFeed News reported Wednesday. In the internal email, the Spotify exec Horacio Gutierrez said “it’s important to have diverse voices and points of view on our platform” and that it wouldn’t prevent podcasts […]
Spotify reportedly emails managers after podcaster Joe Rogan hosts conspiracy theorist Alex Jones: ‘We are not going to ban specific individuals from being guests’
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Joe Rogan hosts far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on his Spotify podcast 2 years after Jones was kicked off the platform

The popular podcaster Joe Rogan hosted the far-right personality Alex Jones on his Spotify podcast on Tuesday. Jones, who has repeatedly claimed that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax, was booted from Spotify’s platform in 2018 for violating its “prohibited content” policies. After Tuesday’s episode went live, […]
Joe Rogan hosts far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on his Spotify podcast 2 years after Jones was kicked off the platform
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Spotify spikes 11% on exclusive podcast deal with Joe Rogan

Spotify has inked an exclusive deal with Joe Rogan and his “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast series, sending shares surging as much as 11% higher on Tuesday. The streaming company announced it has secured Joe Rogan’s entire podcast library, dating back 11 years. The JRE podcast is set to hit […]
Spotify spikes 11% on exclusive podcast deal with Joe Rogan
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Elon Musk’s security clearance is reportedly under review by the Pentagon after he smoked marijuana on Joe Rogan’s podcast in September

The Pentagon is reviewing Elon Musk‘s federal security clearance after he smoked marijuana during a September interview with Joe Rogan, Bloomberg reports, citing a US official. Musk’s security clearance is tied to SpaceX, the rocket manufacturing and launching company where Musk serves as CEO. The company launches satellites for the […]
Elon Musk’s security clearance is reportedly under review by the Pentagon after he smoked marijuana on Joe Rogan’s podcast in September