Spotify Launches Far Right Podcaster Stew Peters About COVID Lies

Spotify may not want to be a “content moderators” when it comes Joe Rogan‘S extremely popular podcastbut the streaming giant recently removed a podcaster far right for pushing bonkers COVID-19 misinformation.

Stew Petersa shock of the right known for causing inflammation and false claims, including baselessly calling the COVID-19 vaccine a “biological weapon,” his daily podcast was removed from Spotify late last year.

“Spotify prohibits content on the platform that promotes false or dangerous COVID-19 deceptive content that may be harmful offline and/or pose a direct threat to public health,” a Spotify spokesperson said. know when asked about The Stew Peters Show’s removal from the platform. “Once content that violates this standard is identified, appropriate enforcement action will be taken.”

Unlike the traditional cast of Trump loyalists and Fox News succession pundits who popularize the conservative talk radio ecosystem, Peters takes his thinking to the next level. new heights, often accusing even the most pro-Trump allies that MAGA is not enough. Furthermore, Peters has repeatedly spread one-quarterly-concluded conspiracy theories about a COVID-19 vaccine, sometimes calling it a “military biological weapon” containing a metal parasite. baseless way.

In recent days, iHeartMedia also remove a podcast hosted by Peters, titled True Patriotism, from their content library. The mass media company did not respond to multiple requests for comment from The Daily Beast.

But the news of him being removed from Spotify and iHeartRadio doesn’t sit well with the rising right-wing radio star.

“IHeartRadio and Spotify have now shown the world that they are the propaganda arm of communist genocide, globalism, the destroyer of liberty, Christianity and truth,” Peters told The Daily Beast.

Private companies taking action against his content is a “shameful display of cowardice,” he added. “It’s a complete disgrace.”

Peters’ removal from Spotify comes months before streamer CEO Daniel Ek responded to Rogan’s show controversy, often features misinformation about vaccines, including suggest that the COVID-19 booster shot is not safe or effective.

In one blog postEk has made public the company’s management rules for infringing content “ground rules“And pledge to” add content advice to any podcast episode that discusses COVID-19. ” (The Verge reported Thursday afternoon that during a tense town hall meeting with staff, Ek further defended Spotify’s $100 million exclusivity deal with Rogan as not sounding like an “endorser” ” for the views he makes.)

On Monday, Rogan pledge in an Instagram video to “try harder to engage people with different opinions” on his show and to “do my best to make sure I research these topics” before discussing them . Spotify Launches Far Right Podcaster Stew Peters About COVID Lies


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