David L. Lewis

Investigations Editor, WNYC News

David L. Lewis appears in the following:

Innocence in Prison

Friday, April 17, 2020

The Netflix series “The Innocence Files” follows cases of wrongfully convicted prisoners whose cases are championed by The Innocence Project.

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There's Data Missing from the Flatten the Curve Chart

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Researchers say we don't know how high the COVID-19 curve will get because we're only testing people with symptoms.


False Sense Of Security Over Elections

Friday, April 10, 2020

The documentary “Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections” follows security expert Harri Hursti and others who reveal alarming vulnerabilities in U.S. electronic voting machines.


The Fight Against Gerrymandering

Friday, April 03, 2020

Gerrymandering might seem like arcane politics, but the documentary “Slay the Dragon” shows citizen activists fighting a threat to democracy in the drawing of Congressional maps.

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Inside One Brooklyn Hospital’s Efforts to Care For COVID-19 Patients During The City’s Escalating Pandemic

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Maimonides Medical Center is aiming to increase capacity by 250 percent in the coming weeks.

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Pssst! Want To Buy 90 Million Protective Masks?

Friday, March 27, 2020

In which a friend of a friend of a friend in Germany educates our reporter on why New York and New Jersey are struggling to procure medical supplies in the international market.


How A Summer Camp Started a Movement

Friday, March 27, 2020

The documentary “Crip Camp” tells the history of Camp Jened in the Catskills, which helped launch the civil rights movement for people with disabilities.


Westchester County, Epicenter of Corona Outbreak, Sees Internet Slowdown

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Meanwhile, mobile download speed in New York City has actually improved.


A Pandemic of Lies

Friday, March 20, 2020

The documentary "After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News" studies the rise of lies in politics and their weaponization with social media.

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Mount Vernon Mayor Promises Review of Controversial Detective

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The new mayor of Mount Vernon says her administration is open to investigating a controversial detective who has been dogged for years by allegations of corruption and brutality.


Staffing Shortage Aggravates Nursing Home Concerns

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Thousands of elderly nursing-home residents are prohibited from receiving visitors because of the corona virus. Now, many family members concerned about chronic understaffing.


Money Grubbers Exposed

Friday, March 13, 2020

The documentary series "Dirty Money" returns for a second season exposing corruption, crime and other violations of common decency, including an episode on Wells Fargo bank.


Confidential Civilian Complaints Echo Police Whistleblower’s Corruption and Brutality Accusations Against Mount Vernon Detective

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Mount Vernon residents have filed numerous complaints against a controversial detective that mirror accusations of brutality and corruption raised by a fellow officer. 


The Past And Future Of Bookselling

Friday, March 06, 2020

The documentary “The Booksellers” highlights a new generation that’s breaking the stereotype of the book profession as white, male and slow to change.


Imelda Marcos Today

Friday, February 28, 2020

The documentary “The Kingmaker” traces the fall and rise of Imelda Marcos, the disgraced First Lady of the Philippines, now allied with President Rodrigo Duterte.

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Robbie Robertson Remembers

Friday, February 21, 2020

In “Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band,” filmmaker Daniel Roher explores the history of the legendary rock group from their formation to the "The Last Waltz.”


In NJ, a Rogue Judge and No-Show Prosecutor are Sued

Thursday, February 20, 2020

A senator who has the power to confirm judges and prosecutors is called out for alleged legal shenanigans.

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On the Streets with Bill Cunningham

Friday, February 14, 2020

The documentary “The Times of Bill Cunningham” profiles the legendary New York Times photographer who covered street fashion.


McDonald’s Meets the Mafia

Friday, February 07, 2020

“McMillon$” is a 6-part documentary series that explores the FBI’s investigation into the McDonald’s Monopoly scam leading all the way to the New York Mafia.


When Votes Don't Count

Friday, January 31, 2020

The documentary "Suppressed: The Fight to Vote" looks at how GOP lawmakers worked to block votes in Brian Kemp's narrow victory over Democrat Stacy Abrams to become Georgia's governor.