Hosted By: Kevin Vaughan
Produced 9Wants To Know
BLAME is a serialized, investigative podcast.
Season 1 focuses on the death of Jill Wells. Her son, only 6 years old at the time of her death, was blamed for shooting her. Season 2 is a mystery about a man who was found more than a year after he was reported missing, dead in his own home.
BLAME Podcast Host:
Kevin Vaughan is a reporter on the 9Wants to Know investigative team at 9News/KUSA in Denver, CO. He has been honored numerous times for his journalism and is co-author of The Ledge, a New York Times Bestseller and winner of the National Outdoor Book Award.
Praise from Listeners*:
- Insightful interviews: The podcast’s interviews with key figures, experts, and individuals directly involved in the cases add depth and nuance to the storytelling, providing unique insights and personal perspectives.
- Encouraging Critical Thinking: The podcast’s ability to challenge preconceived notions and inspire critical thinking is appreciated by listeners, who appreciate being pushed to question their assumptions.
- Advocacy: The podcast’s commitment to seeking justice resonates with listeners who value social justice and fairness, inspiring them to support the pursuit of truth in the cases discussed.
Criticisms from Listeners*:
- Lengthy Episodes: Some listeners find the podcast’s episodes to be on the longer side, making it challenging to maintain attention throughout the entire duration.
- Sensationalism: A few critics argue that BLAME occasionally veers into sensationalism, prioritizing dramatic storytelling over objective analysis.
- Insufficient Exploration of Alternative Theories: In certain episodes, critics argue that BLAME could do more to explore alternative theories or explanations surrounding the cases being discussed.
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