This week on Behind the Lens, the NOLA Public School district says COVID quarantine data has been underreported for weeks.

Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s plans for $77 million in federal COVID aid is presented to the City Council but not approved at the committee level.

And an update on Brandon Jackson, who was convicted of robbery by a split jury almost 25 years ago and is now seeking a new trial.

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

Behind The Lens is available on Apple PodcastsSpotify and Stitcher. And we broadcast the show on community radio stations 102.3 FM WHIV LP and 90.3 FM WAMF-LP.

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...