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Scraping Data 

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Scraping refers to using a tool or writing a program that automatically pulls data from a website. Below are some resources for learning to scrape data from websites, no matter what your comfort level with coding.

This chapter from The Data Journalism Handbook 1 includes tips for scraping and some code examples.

Journocode (2019) offers a great overview of scraping basics by a group of journalists and technologists based in Germany.

Samantha Sunne outlines the basics of scraping in this presentation. It also contains links to more tools for beginners to start scraping websites.

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