Scraping for Journalists

Course Details

In this 10-week, 2-credit advanced module, students learn to pull data from public web sites and social media, and to store the information in a way that’s suitable for analysis, interactivity or simply to track changes over time. Students build on their Javascript and jQuery knowledge and add Node.js to the mix to pull data in an ethical and efficient manner. Prerequisites: Craft Advanced Interactive OR Coding the News.