In the last three years, one third of San Diego County restaurants have had at least one major food safety violation, according to an inewsource analysis of publicly available inspection data.
Author Archives: Jake Harper
Jake Harper is an investigative data reporter, focused on health. Before joining inewsource, Harper worked at Side Effects Public Media in Indiana, where he reported on addiction, Medicaid and access to health care. His investigations have covered medical industry influence in state and national government, barriers to evidence-based addiction treatment and failures to keep people healthy in Indiana’s prisons. His stories have been broadcast at stations across the country and nationally on NPR’s Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Latino USA and Here & Now.
Harper also created and hosted Sick, a podcast about what goes wrong in places meant to keep people healthy. The first season covered the fertility industry and a doctor who used his own sperm to impregnate his patients.