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Tue 24

August 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

The Promise and Peril of Free Speech in Podcasting

Location: Online

Over the past decade, many technology companies have made difficult decisions around content moderation and determining what’s appropriate for their platforms. Podcasting largely avoided these decisions until The Joe Rogan Experience came to Spotify and the company faced pressure to remove some of the show’s more controversial episodes, stirring up a longstanding debate around free speech and the marketplace of ideas.

How should podcasting approach the balance between free speech and a commitment to truth and facts? Should audio have different standards than video or social media? Join experts from The Democracy Group podcast network for a roundtable discussion and Q&A about how podcasting can and should address these issues moving forward.