By Mayra Cruz
One way to get around bureaucratic hassles is to get the to the data directly by scraping it off the Web.
The fight for public records can sometimes be avoided by taking the data directly from websites, Dan Nguyen of ProPublica said.
On Saturday, Nguyen led a hands-on class of “Web Inspector,” which refers to a Google Chrome add-on that allows non-programmers to obtain information posted online. Using it can help familiarize journalists with HTML by recognizing patterns in Web coding.
Getting familiar with HTML markup language may be daunting, but Web inspector can help reporters ...Read more ...