This week on Behind the Lens, a forensic investigation of the Dryades YMCA, which runs James M. Singleton Charter School, specifically names the organization’s former CFO and details the process for allegedly producing fake background checks. 

The French Quarter security tax, approved by voters in the spring, has been delayed over demands for an exemption for hotel rooms.

A candidate for sheriff joins a current council member and reform advocates to oppose the new jail facility known as Phase III.

Our guests this week are education reporter Marta Jewson, government and cultural economy reporter Michael Isaac Stein, criminal justice reporter Nick Chrastil and Lens editor Charles Maldonado.

Carolyne Heldman

Carolyne Heldman has been in media for 35 years, most recently as Executive Director at an NPR member station in Colorado where she was responsible for new multi-platform content initiatives, strategic...