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Spotify to Remove Neil Young's Music Over Joe Rogan Spat, Surgeon General Weighs In

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Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said that social media companies should do more to root out misinformation.
Legendary singer Neil Young has his answer after issuing Spotify an ultimatum: the streaming service has agreed to take his music off their platform. Now, a top official in the Biden administration has joined in the debate. Spotify’s move comes after the former Buffalo Springfield member demanded they choose between him or popular podcast host Joe Rogan. Rogan has been accused of spreading misinformation surrounding the pandemic on his podcast The Joe Rogan Experience. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, during an appearance on MSBC’s Morning Joe, said that giving people the right information to make proper decisions is vital. He also stressed the importance social media can and does play in giving people that correct information. “Now when it comes to how we root out the misinformation in society right now, and give people access to accurate information, we’ve got to do several things.

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