Description: Podcaster Joe Rogan has apologized to Spotify, while also addressing the controversy around his podcast. Musicians Neil Young and Joni Mitchell recently boycotted the service for continuing to host “The Joe Rogan Experience,” which has been accused by medical professionals of spreading Covid misinformation. Both musicians have since pulled their music libraries from Spotify.
Source: CNBC.com – video report
Date: Jan 31, 2022
Questions for discussion:
- Summarize management’s decision-making with this controversy.
- Do you think they have made the right decisions?
- What would you advise the firm and Rogan?
- What message does this situation send to business people dealing with controversial topics?