Behind The Lens
By Behind The Lens
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Behind The Lens is a weekly podcast from the team at The Lens, New Orleans' nonprofit investigative newsroom. Each week, our reporters take a close look at what they're covering in local politics, education and land use. Interviews by producer Tom Wright.
||CleanBehind The Lens episode 10: ‘We’ve been fighting BP for years’||Video of a drug bust leads to renewed questions about the city’s sprawling surveillance network. Producer Tom Wright hears from people who were left ill after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Lens episode 9: A good corporate neighbor||Jonathan Henderson on the Taylor oil spill. Michael Isaac Stein on Entergy New Orleans. And Eve Abrams on the habitual offender statute.||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA very special Behind The Lens Thanksgiving: ‘There is no resolution. There’s only an abatement of pain.’||From September, Karen Gadbois talks with Tom Wright about her S&WB billing problems. Plus an update recorded this week.||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Lens episode 7: ‘You’re out of order’||Marta Jewson on school closures. Michael Isaac Stein on how Cantrell's budget plan will impact the public defenders office.||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Lens episode 6: ‘Why am I losing my neighborhood school?’||J.P. Morrell on Amendments 2 and 6. Marta Jewson on Harney charter school and state school ratings. And Michael Stein on the city budget.||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Lens episode 5: ‘There should never be a declaration of war against the people of this city’||Michael Isaac Stein on Entergy and paid actors. Kerry Nix on lead poisoning. And Charles Maldonado on The Lens' fake subpoena lawsuit.||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Lens episode 4: ‘This buys you some time to move away’||Columnist Peter Horjus on Amendment 6, a proposal on the Nov. 6 ballot. Marta Jewson talks about asbestos in New Orleans schools. And Michael Isaac Stein has the latest on a new anti-violence initiative.||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Lens episode 3: ‘This is not even an economic study’||Michael Isaac Stein on an economic impact study from UNO. Marta Jewson on asbestos in New Orleans school buildings. And IPNO's Jee Park on non-unanimous juries in Louisiana. Hosted by Tom Wright.||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Lens episode 2: ‘A city like New Orleans has an expiration date.’||Producer and host Tom Wright talks to a local climate scientist about global warming and what it means for Louisiana. Attorney Scott Sternberg discusses The Lens' fake subpoena public records suit.||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Lens, a new weekly podcast||A new podcast from The Lens, produced by Tom Wright. Episode 1 features interviews with reporters Marta Jewson and Michael Stein.||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|