Things get a little serious at the cabin in the woods this week as Cian and Dónal talk about problematic podcast hosts Chris Jericho and Joe Rogan. Both have a tendency to showcase fringe beliefs and bad-faith actors without any critical context. Both regularly expose their huge audiences to conspiracy thinking without pushback. And neither seem to feel that wielding such influence requires them to act with any responsibility about who they platform and how they do it.
In a world where media literacy is needed more than ever and where an inability to tell truth from BS is having real, harmful consequences, this stuff matters. We need to talk about Chris Jericho and Joe Rogan.
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