Friday, November 20 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
What can scraping do for you?

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Scraping is part of a data journalist’s routine. There’s an inexpensive, point-and-click way to collect unstructured data and turn it into spreadsheets, or harvest an image table into Excel-readable formats. Bring your own laptop, with admin rights, to this scraping without coding session. PCs only. WIndows only, no Macs.

*We recommend that you pre-download the scraper from http://www.heliumscraper.com/ to avoid delays in class, but no more than two days in advance, as the license-free version has a very short life.

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Crina Boros

Investigative Reporter | Data Journalism Visiting Lecturer
A data-driven watchdog reporter based in London, I've also been training data journalism across the map. An IRE member and offspring of the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ), I've published with Reuters, the BBC, ICIJ, openDemocracy, Greenpeace Unearthed, Euobserver, The Black... Read More →

Friday November 20, 2015 3:30pm - 4:45pm CET

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