Nameless Spotify staffers are once more crying that Joe Rogan received’t hearken to the loser vultures on Twitter.
Business Insider reported this week that Spotify staffers referred to as Rogan’s arrival essentially the most contentious transfer in firm historical past.
“I’m personally bothered by his transphobic comments and am concerned with the way he might spread misinformation,” a Spotify worker mentioned.
It’s not clear whether or not any of Joe Rogan’s current feedback really triggered the woke staff or whether or not they’re nonetheless very upset they didn’t get their approach final yr after they pretended that they had leverage.
In September, an unknown variety of staff at Spotify threatened a full-blown strike if the service didn’t grant them direct editorial oversight of The Joe Rogan Experience.
The offended Spotify staff demanded content material flags, set off warnings, and the choice to dam an episode from publication.
Spotify has not caved to these calls for however has eliminated no less than 42 JRE episodes. Such episodes embody Rogan’s conversations with Brian Redban, David Seaman, Chris D’Elia, Gavin McInnes, Milo Yiannopoulous, Eddie Bravo, and Dave Asprey.
Rogan doesn’t appear to thoughts the removals, although. In May, he referred to as the corporate an “amazing partner.”
“I’m never involved in meetings. I don’t have any conversations with advertisers. I have no conversations with suits,” Rogan informed visitor Anthony Cumia. “Spotify has by no means mentioned a goddamn factor to me. They’re superb.
“They don’t say shit. I even tested it when I brought Alex Jones. I was like, ‘Let’s see, you guys talk a lot of shit. Let’s see.’”
While a $100 million verify can change a person’s outlook, Rogan wouldn’t say that if he didn’t actually imagine it.
To Spotify’s credit score, Rogan’s present has not modified since shifting solely to the platform. It’s the identical present. That remained true even when spoiled, entitled, fellow Spotify podcasters Prince Harry and Meghan Markle acquired upset that Rogan questioned the necessity for wholesome 21-year-olds to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
The media world is stuffed with drama. Luckily, there are guys like Joe Rogan who don’t give a rattling.