Spotify employees melting down over Rogan podcast

Spotify is reportedly fighting with employees about hosting episodes of Joe Rogan's podcast

  • Spotify CEO Daniel Ek addressed concerns in an all-hands meeting on Wednesday
  • Ek said Rogan's podcast had been the subject of 10 meetings and told employees not to leak to the press
  • Spotify has already removed JRE episodes by right wing figures as reported by Vice

Spotify is facing a heated internal struggle with employees over whether it should host episodes of "The Joe Rogan Experience".

Vice reported that CEO Daniel Ek addressed staff concerns at an all-hands meeting on Wednesday. "In the case of Joe Rogan, a total of 10 meetings have been held with various groups and individuals to hear their respective concerns," Ek said, per sources who spoke to Vice on the condition of anonymity.

Vice said its sources shared questions that had been submitted for the Q&A portion of the meeting. The questions suggest that friction is building between Spotify's leadership and its staff over the podcast.

"Many LGBTQAI+/ally Spotifiers feel unwelcome and alienated because of leadership's response in JRE conversations. What is your message to those people?" asked employees.

The back-and-forth indicates Spotify will increasingly have to deal with moderation issues not dissimilar to those at social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter. The company has already removed other episodes featuring right-wing figures according to Vice.

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more crybabies who were never told no

never taught how to lose

fire them

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forgot to add that the supression of free speech is right from the fascist (real fascism, not 2020 fascism) playbook.  

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Rogan’s podcasts remind me, almost spot on, to the kinda stuff Goebels was spouting on German outlets in the 30s. 

 

Spotify employees and those 10 meetings are the least they should be doing! 

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Pussies.

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JOE RECIVES OVER 10 MILLION VIWERS PER EPISODE.....SO FIRE EVERYONE AND HIRE NON MILLENIALS 

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What did he say that’s russled so many jimmies?

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A company that literally makes all their money off everyone else’s hardwork, they should all be grateful they’re even collecting a paycheck.

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King Trav -

What did he say that’s russled so many jimmies?

Explained how to make fun of trannies (Bruce Jenner) without pissing people off. Apparently his method didn't work haha Then he apparently didn't fact check some arsonist shit. He's great.

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Employees work for the company. Who the fuck are they to tell the boss what business model he  should follow?

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What a bunch of compleyely useless brainwashed children these employees are.

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What does matt serra think? 

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King Trav - 

What did he say that’s russled so many jimmies?

he lets people who have different opinions speak their mind

and the babies on the left in the USA cant handle it because they are inept fucking retards 

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Jack Carter -

Employees work for the company. Who the fuck are they to tell the boss what business model he  should follow?

Happening more and more. Look at open letters from google employees to their CEO about not providing cloud services to the government as an example. 

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Jack Carter -

Employees work for the company. Who the fuck are they to tell the boss what business model he  should follow?

Right. I'm sure there a tons of people who would love to work for Spotify. 

King Trav -

What did he say that’s russled so many jimmies?

He didn’t say anything,far left wing employees are letting their personal politics influence their decision on what people can or can’t hear. 

 

it’s not their responsibility to have the decision. If I want to hear about lizard people taking over the world or that sandy was fake, I have the right too. 

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Fighting -

Rogan’s podcasts remind me, almost spot on, to the kinda stuff Goebels was spouting on German outlets in the 30s. 

 

Spotify employees and those 10 meetings are the least they should be doing! 

Lol almost had me. 

At least, I hope this is troll.

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Joe is bigger than all the crying bitches in spotify put together.

If they dont want to be there, tell them to fucking quit.

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"Many LGBTQAI+/ally Spotifiers feel unwelcome and alienated because of leadership's response in JRE conversations. What is your message to those people?" asked employees.

Response:  bu-bye

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