On ‘Serial’ and the Podcasting Phenomenon

 
On Thursday night, broadcast media enthusiasts, students and journalists sheltered from the bone-chilling February winds by gathering at the New School’s Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall for an enlightening conversation between some of new media’s brightest minds and innovators. “Serial and the Podcast Explosion,” the first public programming event under the school’s revamped Journalism + Design program,…