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This Graph Shows Why Liberals Fear Joe Rogan

Podcaster Joe Rogan has a larger daily audience than the biggest stars of cable news combined, ratings figures revealed.

SO WHAT

Liberals are itching to cancel Rogan because he has a huge platform and says things they don’t like.

THE NUMBERS

According to Spotify data, about 11 million people tune in for each episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast, which is released on a roughly daily basis from Tuesday to Friday.

While Fox News hosts Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity and Greg Gutfeld crush the cable news competition, their average daily viewership pales in comparison to Rogan’s reach each time he drops a new podcast, according to Nielsen data.

  • It’s even worse for non-Fox cable news networks.
  • In the third quarter of 2021, CNN averaged a paltry 822,000 viewers in primetime – less than 1/10 of Rogan’s average audience.
  • MSNBC didn’t fare much better, with only 1.27 million average primetime viewers.

THE CONTROVERSY

Rogan’s disdain for wokeness and willingness to discuss controversial topics with controversial people has earned him the scorn of mainstream journalists and progressive activists alike.

  • “Welcome to The Joe Rogan Experience, one of the most popular podcasts in the world, where shaky premises inevitably lead to sweeping conclusions, where there’s always time for endless discussions of truly exasperating ideas, and where the worst thing that you can do is not give a white guy a second chance,” Justin Peters wrote in a 2019 essay for Slate bemoaning the UFC commentator and stand-up comedian’s growing clout.
  • Other commentators have accused Rogan of being “misogynistic, racist and homophobic.”
  • Over the weekend, YouTube removed an episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” for promoting vaccine hesitancy.

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