Grabbing data from websites without scraping

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Samantha Sunne of independent journalist
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 3:30pm
  • Location: Denver I
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We'll show you how to get websites to give up structured data. Programming knowledge isn't required but you'll learn why it's good to have. Required software is just a web browser and some free tools and add-ons we'll tell you about.

Prerequisites: Solid excel. Sneakiness and Nosiness

Speaker Bios

  • Samantha Sunne is a freelance journalist based in New Orleans, Louisiana. She speaks at conferences, universities and newsrooms around the world, teaching digital tools and tech literacy for journalists. Her work has been published by the Washington Post, NPR and Reuters, and recommended by the Poynter Institute and the Harvard Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. @samanthasunne

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