Three hosts of the breakout podcast “Teenager Therapy” give us a peek into their world with a discussion about the pandemic and the state of the nation.
From The Reading List
New York Times: “High Schoolers Across the Country Are Seeking ‘Teenager Therapy’” — “As the pandemic has upended school, summer plans, and daily life for millions of teenagers, many are turning to a podcast to cope.”
San Diego Union-Tribune: “Commentary: Why Gen Z is the most connected generation but also the loneliest” — “Gen Z is often referred to as the loneliest generation. Ironically, we’re also the most connected.”
WIRED: “The Kids of Teenager Therapy Just Want You to #Feel” — “On a recent episode of Teenager Therapy, cohost Mark Hugo made a confession not uncommon on the podcast: ‘Dude, I cried this week.'”
Michigan Public Radio: “Nobody’s perfect. What happens when teens feel pressured to be?” — “Teens who live in a college town like Ann Arbor can feel a lot of academic pressure to get all As or get into the best school.”
San Francisco Chronicle: “Bay Area teens, stuck inside, grappling with new kind of fear of missing out” — “As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, many of us are struggling with shutdown fatigue. But for teenagers whose families are taking public health orders seriously, the feelings of missing out can be even more intense.”
San Diego Union-Tribune: “Commentary: Who is Generation Z? You’re about to find out. We just gave them the microphone.” — “You know the names Malala Yousafzai, Greta Thunberg, Billie Eilish and Simone Biles. You know what they’ve accomplished and how they’re changing the world.”
Here & Now: “How Generation Z Is Handling Pandemic, Protests Against Racial Injustice” — “Americans of all ages are grappling with the emergence of a deadly pandemic and a nationwide protest movement against racial injustice.”
This article was originally published on WBUR.org.