Google Sheets: Scraping without coding

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Samantha Sunne of independent journalist
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 10:15am
  • Location: Mariner Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Yes, you can scrape data without using code -- in fact, all you need is Google Sheets! We'll be using Excel-type formulas (don't worry if you don't know what those are, either) to make simple scrapers that automatically pull data into Google Sheets. It’s the best way to get around clunky websites and unhelpful PIOs!

**You must bring a laptop and have a Google account to participate in this session.

This session is good for: Beginners who want to start using data for their stories.

Speaker Bios

  • Samantha Sunne is a freelance journalist based in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the recipient of three national grants for investigative reporting and a frequent speaker at conferences, universities and newsrooms around the world, teaching digital tools and tech literacy for journalists. @samanthasunne

Related Tipsheets

No tipsheets have yet been uploaded for this event.