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Gen Z Tea is a new podcast – by teens, for teens – from Aspen Public Radio. In each episode, we share the voices of our generation through exploring why we are so attached to technology, and how social media is shaping the way we think, act and relate to one another. We are always connected, but at the same time, we are more isolated than ever.

Gen Z Tea Aspen Public Radio

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Gen Z Tea is a new podcast – by teens, for teens – from Aspen Public Radio. In each episode, we share the voices of our generation through exploring why we are so attached to technology, and how social media is shaping the way we think, act and relate to one another. We are always connected, but at the same time, we are more isolated than ever.

    Gen Z Tea: Episode 3 (2020 Election + Politics on Social Media)

    Gen Z Tea: Episode 3 (2020 Election + Politics on Social Media)

    "To Vote or Not to Vote" Older generations expect Generation Z to sway the 2020 election, but young people seem to turn their backs on politics. With election coverage more accessible than ever before, why aren’t we more involved? Are we pessimistic? Misinformed? Jaded? Or do we just not care? In our final story of the season, we talk to Gen Zer, Leslie Hernandez, who is bucking the trend by diving into her community’s complicated political scene. Then, in a special interview taped live from the

    • 21 min
    Gen Z Tea: Episode 2 (Social Media + Mental Health)

    Gen Z Tea: Episode 2 (Social Media + Mental Health)

    "Not So Social Media" Studies say Generation Z has become more depressed and anxious than any generation before them. The cause? Experts worry it might be our reliance on social media as our main form of communication. We take a digital detox to see if removing technology from the center of our social lives could make us feel differently. Then we talk with Hannah and Charlie Lucas, the Gen Z founders of notOK, a social media app designed to save lives. Hosted by Jane Marolt and Mariel Gorsuch.

    • 26 min
    Gen Z Tea: Episode 1 (Influencers + YouTube Vloggers)

    Gen Z Tea: Episode 1 (Influencers + YouTube Vloggers)

    "Under the Influence(r)" For many Gen Zers, watching YouTube and following influencers on Instagram consumes hours of their day. In turn, many young people have turned to social media “influencing” as a profession. To find out more, we catch up with two Aspen High School alumni who are working towards careers as YouTube and Instagram stars. Special guests Noelle Woods and Jack Sweeney help us uncover the truth about this fascinating new career path for Generation Z. Hosted by Jane Marolt and

    • 23 min
    Gen Z Tea Podcast Trailer

    Gen Z Tea Podcast Trailer

    Get your first sip of the “piping hot tea” covering everything social media when it comes to Generation Z. We will talk with YouTube influencers, social app innovators and even politicians on the campaign trail to uncover the truth about our generation’s relationship with technology. News outlets and researches are always looking for “catch-all” boxes to stuff Gen Zers into, so if you don’t believe everything you hear from older people on the internet, check out Gen Z Tea for the inside scoop on

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

fififififii ,

A must listen for every age!

This podcast takes a deep dive into this moment as influenced by social media. Would recommend to every millennial and anyone that knows a millennial. Super insightful and authentic !

LAC_2020 ,

Amazing!!

Love learning about this generation, from this generation. Great insight into the world of Gen Z.

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