Singer-songwriter Neil Young has asked employees of Spotify to quit their jobs while urging people to withdraw their money from big American banks, in protests over coronavirus misinformation and climate change.
Joe Rogan has put Spotify in a tough spot, but the streaming giant is not ready to part ways with the popular podcast host despite intense criticism over his anti-coronavirus vaccine comments and use of racial slurs.
Spotify stock took a big hit Wednesday because of a slowing growth forecast, and the company has seen creators from the music and podcasting world desert the platform because of comments by comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek addressed the controversy around comedian and podcast host Joe Rogan on Wednesday, saying that the company is 'trying to balance creative expression with the safety of our users.'
Neil Young vs. Joe Rogan seems like the strangest of cultural clashes. Yet the 76-year-old rock star's protest over coronavirus-related content on Rogan's popular Spotify podcast has ignited a hot debate over misinformation and free speech. Here's what's going on.