Kevin Roose

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Podcaster Joe Rogan and Spotify are being forced to respond to mounting public criticism that his show promotes COVID misinformation.

Spotify and its ‘headline act’ — Joe Rogan — deal with heat for COVID misinfo

Podcaster Joe Rogan and Spotify are being forced to respond to mounting public criticism that his show promotes COVID misinformation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Tuesday, Twitter used a fact-check label on two of President Trump’s tweets about voting by mail.

Does President Trump have a First Amendment right to say what he wants on Twitter?

On Tuesday, Twitter used a fact-check label on two of President Trump’s tweets about voting by mail.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump invited conservative think tanks, at least one conspiracy theorist, and some alt-right extremists to what he's calling a “social media summit” at the White House today.

Trump hosts 'social media summit' without social media companies

President Trump invited conservative think tanks, at least one conspiracy theorist, and some alt-right extremists to what he's calling a “social media summit” at the White House today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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