Christopher Lydon

Since 2005 Christopher has been the host of Open Source, an online global conversation on arts, ideas and politics. A journalist in many media, he is credited with the original podcast – Radio on the Internet – in 2003. He has reported on US presidential politics for the New York Times in the 1970s, hosted public television news in Boston, and inaugurated the smartest of public radio conversations, The Connection, a national show based in Boston. He is known for the depth of his interviews with eminent personalities including John Updike, David Foster Wallace, Mohsin Hamid, and Orhan Pamuk, among others.


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Podcasts: Will audio kill the video star?Ubiquitous internet and urban life, the perfect recipe for the revival of digital radio.

Christopher Lydon, Amit Doshi, Geeta PandeyModerated by Abhinandan Sekhri

  • Friday, August 3
  • 11.30 – 12.30
  • Stein Auditorium

Creating the PodcastThe father of the podcast, Christopher Lydon in conversation with Abhinandan Sekhri on inventing the podcast and why we need them more than ever in today’s world/ the age of Trump

  • Saturday, August 4
  • 10.30 – 11.30
  • The Theatre
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