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Yelp to Add Health Inspection Data to Restaurant Listings in San Francisco, New York

In a partnership with the San Francisco mayor’s office, Yelp will soon include health score information to restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The move is part of a broader initiative by Mayor Ed Lee, who has angled for better ways to put publicly available government-collected data in front of consumers. The initiative will also expand to New York City in the coming weeks, and Yelp expects Philadelphia to follow suit, as well.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald