Inside the Program Investigative, Troubled Teen Industry

Hosted By: Caroline Cole

Inside The Program is a podcast hosted by Caroline Cole that investigates the troubled teen industry, a multi-billion dollar industry that has been accused of abuse and neglect. The podcast features interviews with survivors of the industry, experts, and advocates, and it sheds light on the dark side of this industry.

Inside the Program Podcast Host:

Caroline Cole is a journalist and investigative reporter who has been covering the troubled teen industry for years. She is passionate about raising awareness of the industry’s abuses and helping survivors find healing.

Praise from Listeners*:

  • Informative and Well-Researched: Cole does a great job of explaining the complex issues surrounding the troubled teen industry and providing listeners with a deep understanding of the topic.
  • Survivor-Centered: Cole gives survivors of the industry a platform to share their stories and experiences, and she does so in a way that is respectful and empowering.
  • Hopeful: Cole’s work gives listeners a sense of hope that change is possible, and she inspires her audience to get involved in the fight to reform the troubled teen industry.

Criticisms from Listeners*:

  • Too Focused on Personal Stories: While they enjoy listening to them, some listeners believe that the podcast focuses too much on the personal stories of survivors and not enough on the systemic issues surrounding the troubled teen industry.
  • Lack of Nuance: Some listeners have argued that the podcast is not nuanced enough in its portrayal of the troubled teen industry and that it presents a black-and-white view of the industry.

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