David L. Lewis is a veteran New York City journalist with 30 years of experience in print and broadcast media. His feature-length documentary, The Pleasures of Being Out of Step, a profile of the legendary jazz writer, political columnist and civil libertarian Nat Hentoff, opens in theaters across the country in 2014. Lewis taught reporting, writing and multimedia at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism for six years. He was a producer and associate producer for correspondent Ed Bradley on 60 Minutes for five years before going independent in 2006. He was a staff writer for the New York Daily News and Gannett newspapers for 15 years, and has worked for ABC News, Time Warner cable television and various national magazines.
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Thursday, November 20, 2014
The de Blasio administration is planning a citywide campaign to help city residents take advantage of the new programs President Obama will announce Thursday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Our news analysis found that despite videotaped evidence of an SUV hitting 3-year-old Allison Liao, a judge took less than a minute to dismiss the case.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The New York City Department of Correction has proposed a slate of reforms designed to reduce jail violence.
Friday, October 31, 2014
The upstate city, which voted against Gov. Cuomo four years ago, is on the cusp of a comeback with a promised $1 billion state investment. But not everyone is feeling the glow.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
After three years in the city's shelter system, Nicole Smith and her four kids finally received their rent subsidy. Now she's finding that many landlords won't take the voucher.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Gov. Cuomo and Rob Astorino are both hometown candidates for Westchester, but our news analysis finds that voters in this key bellwether county are still cranky heading to the polls.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
There's no Hazmat suit to protect top politicians on both sides of the Hudson from Ebola's political ramifications.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Kaci Hickox, with Doctors Without Borders, detailed her ordeal as she was placed in mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, on orders from Gov. Chris Christie and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
This five-block election district in the northeast Bronx has one of the highest rates of registered voters in the city. But four out of ten haven't been to the polls since 2010.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Republican Rob Astorino will finally get to debate Gov. Cuomo, though not one-on-one, in tonight's New York gubernatorial debate. You can hear it live on WNYC at 8 p.m.
Monday, October 20, 2014
A repair shop operating for more than two decades is closing. The high price of real estate and New Yorkers' insatiable lust for the newest gadget has squeezed out MTZ Electronics.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
The Governor gives another reason why there's no campaign finance reform, and wants women and Latinos to know he's on their side.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
In this news analysis, WNYC's Andrea Bernstein shows how a network of interlocking accounts paid for a permanent ad campaign that made meaningful opposition all but impossible.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino is starting to get some attention, while Mayor de Blasio is working behind the scenes.
Friday, October 10, 2014
In the city's most Republican district, embattled Rep. Michael Grimm shrugs off his legal issues and hits opponent — just for being a Democrat.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
In a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-to-1, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says he's run an uphill battle before — and won.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
The de Blasio administration took office promising to fix the city's patchwork system of homeless shelters. But its initial attempts have fallen short.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A summer safety program at Bed-Stuy's Tompkins Houses shows just how tough crime-fighting can be. Fifteen housing projects account for almost 20 percent of all violent crime in the city.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
In New York City, competent immigration attorneys are in short supply. Now a new program, the first of its kind, could change immigrants' experience of American justice.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The secret to the City Council's softball success was one of its three lone Republicans, Steven Matteo of Staten Island.