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Planet Money Records Vol. 3: Making a hit

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How Spotify changed the tune on IPOs

Ah, 2018, a good year in music. Don't agree? Just check out our playlist. It's also when Spotify rocked-and-rolled the finance world with its rebellious take on going public.

How Spotify changed the tune on IPOs

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What is a 'household'?

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The podcast Science Vs. has called on its parent company, Spotify, to curb misinformation on its platform. Thanee Chooha Noom/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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Fighting Misinformation With Science Journalism

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Neil Young (left) in 2016 and podcaster Joe Rogan in 2012. Spotify said Sunday that it will add content advisories before podcasts discussing the coronavirus. The move follows protests of the music-streaming service that were kicked off by Young over the spread of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation. AP hide caption

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Spotify removes Neil Young's music after he objects to Joe Rogan's podcast

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Joe Rogan, the comedian, TV commentator and podcaster, reacts during an Ultimate Fighting Championship event in May 2020. Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images hide caption

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What the Joe Rogan podcast controversy says about the online misinformation ecosystem

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Aleta Dignard-Fung says she battled her ex-boyfriend for control of what music would play on her Spotify account. Courtesy of Aleta Dignard-Fung hide caption

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When Your Shared Netflix Account Outlasts The Relationship

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A British advertising watchdog group ruled on Wednesday that the Spotify horror ad is "likely to cause undue distress to children." Chester Bennington/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Spotify's 'Hateful Conduct' Policy Drags The Music Industry Into The #MeToo Moment

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Spotify Founder and Chief Executive Officer Daniel Ek speaks onstage during Spotify Investor Day on March 15, 2018 in New York City. Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Spotify hide caption

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Spotify Goes Public Valued At Nearly $30 Billion – But Its Future Isn't Guaranteed

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Daniel Ek, CEO of Swedish music streaming service Spotify, in Tokyo in 2016. The company is expected to go public late next month or early April. Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Spotify officials plan to make the company's IPO available only to institutional investors. iStockphoto hide caption

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Spotify's Unusual IPO Model Will Test The Company's Strength

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Musician David Lowery of Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker says Spotify streamed his songs without his permission. Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images hide caption

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Spotify Faces Class Action For Copyright Infringement

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