How to Extract Data From the Web

Jun 142012

Finding the information you need on the web can be challenging enough. But most journalists have no idea how to then extract or export that information in a way that they can use. Knight International Journalism Fellow Sandra Crucianelli is working to change all that. As part of her fellowship, Crucianelli is creating tools to help Argentine reporters collect, analyze and visualize data for investigative stories. She shared with IJNet some of the best online techniques that can be accessed at no cost and used instantly.