Danny Lewis

Danny Lewis is an assistant producer for WNYC's All Things Considered. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Danny graduated from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism before starting in radio as an intern for the WNYC Newsroom and Radiolab. He has covered the city for the New York Daily News and has also written about science, art and history for Smithsonian Magazine. At WNYC, Danny has reported on the removal of a controversial statue from Central Park, examined a New Jersey town's attempts to ban outsiders from its streets, and investigated whether New York City's water is really the secret ingredient behind our world-renowned pizza. In addition to journalism, Danny is a cartoonist and illustratorHis Twitter feed is primarily pictures of his cats.

 

Danny Lewis appears in the following:

Top New Jersey Leaders Start Whipping Up Support for Marijuana Bill

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A bill legalizing weed is set to go before the New Jersey legislature in a week, but it's unclear if there is enough support to pass it.

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Admissions Scandal Revives Conversations About Race, Class and College

Friday, March 15, 2019

Some who work with low-income students of color say their clients aren't surprised by the news—and that's worse than seeing them angry.

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Murphy, NJ Lawmakers Reach Deal to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Now comes the hard part: converting some lawmakers' "nays" into "yeas" in order to assure passage before a vote takes place on the bill on March 25th.

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Documents Show U.S. Immigration Agents Kept Tabs on New York City Protesters

Friday, March 08, 2019

Emails uncovered by The Nation Magazine show ICE investigators tracked a series of protests and rallies, including one led by a New York Congressman.

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The Real "Green Book" Started as a Guide to New York City

Friday, March 01, 2019

The new documentary "The Green Book: Guide to Freedom" highlights the roots of the book that helped black people travel the U.S. safely during Jim Crow. 

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The 9/11 Victims Fund Is Running Out of Money. The Man Who First Ran It Says Congress Should Finish The Job

Friday, March 01, 2019

Attorney Kenneth Feinberg says Congress owes it to the victims of the September 11 attacks.

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The NYPD is Almost Finished Rolling Out Body Cameras — Here's What They've Learned Along the Way

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

By March, every police officer on patrol will be issued a body camera.

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After Amazon Calls It Quits, Activists Figure Out What's Next

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

At a victory rally, community advocates laid out a message for other companies considering a move to Queens and called for broader solutions to economic development issues.

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Catholic Church in NJ Names More Than 180 Priests Credibly Accused of Child Sex Abuse

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The list comes amid the New Jersey Attorney General's statewide probe into clergy sex abuse in the state.

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Con Edison Supply Problem Could Stunt Westchester's Growth

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The utility placed a moratorium on new natural gas hook-ups next month in the southern part of the county.

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Riders Endure Day Four of Nauseating L Train Smell, and No Sign of Relief

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Even subway conductors are sick of the odor.

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Free Housing Court Lawyers Are Driving Down Eviction Rates, City Says

Monday, February 04, 2019

The de Blasio administration tells WNYC that eviction rates dropped 14 percent in 2018.

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Try, Try Again, Keep Trying: Child Victim Act Approved in Albany

Monday, January 28, 2019

After more than decade in limbo, the bill is finally headed to the Governor's desk.

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Roger Stone's Long, Tangled History in New York and New Jersey

Friday, January 25, 2019

Stone's local connections go back from before he became close with Donald Trump.

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A Modest Proposal for the Subway: Raising Fares Could Be Fairer

Thursday, January 24, 2019

While the MTA Board debates raising the cost of a single ride to $3, some transit experts argue the price of a swipe should be even higher.

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The Miracle on the Hudson, Ten Years Later

Monday, January 14, 2019

Air traffic controllers couldn't believe the captain wanted to land in the river.

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A New Comic Book Tells the “Epic Tale” of the Legendary Apollo Theater

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

From its start as a 1930s jazz club to its revival in the 1980s.

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The New York Daily News Is Eliminating Its Sports Editor. What Does That Mean For the Tabloid Wars?

Friday, January 04, 2019

The position will be replaced by a "director of digital audience development for sports."

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Dungeons and Dragons Rolls Into The Classroom

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Some teachers are adding the classic role-playing game to shake things up in the classroom.

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The Internet Is Bots All The Way Down

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Bots make up more than 40 percent of Internet traffic, and fake content is everywhere. 

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