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Thursday, November 16 • 15:45 - 17:00
Basics of Web Scraping

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Ever wanted to scrape data from the web but didn't know how? Here's your chance to learn. In this session you'll introduced to the concept of web scraping, and if you bring you own laptop, you'll learn how to use the scraper tool import.io. Import.io is an online tool, and you don't need to install anything. We will also discuss the ethical aspects of scraping.

Note: Data Labs have 38 seats with computers. These workshops may reach capacity quickly, so we recommend you arrive early.

Speakers
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Pınar Dağ

Data Journalism Lecturer /Founder/ President, Data Journalism Platform -Turkey
Data Journalism Lecturer @khasedutr. Founder of Data Journalism Turkey Platform (@dagmedyaveri ) & small data journalism news site Dağ Medya (@Dagmedyanet). She is also president of Open Data and Data Journalism Association in İstanbul,Turkey. You can talk with her about data journalism education, data collection, data scraping & ethics, data cleaning& ethics, open data, data analysis, data visualization, data storytelling and daily data journalism workshops, open data and open data trainings. | | Here you can get her sessions's presentations: | | Basics of Web Scraping -Is web scraping an ethical practice? https://goo.gl/UWtT45 | | Lightning Round:Teaching Data Journalism--BestPractices | https://goo.gl/4g7QTa | | Data Journalism in Small Newsrooms | https://goo.gl/mUcLPa | | | Twitter... Read More →
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Tommy Kaas

Editor, Kaas & Mulvad
Tommy Kaas is a datajournalist, analyst, trainer and co-founder of Kaas & Mulvad, a private company founded in 2007. He was co-founder of DICAR – the Danish International Center for Analytical Reporting. He has a background in journalism and has previously worked as an assistant managing editor. | Twitter... Read More →
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Nils Mulvad

Editor, Kaas & Mulvad
NILS MULVAD is editor at Kaas & Mulvad. From 2001-2006 he was executive director of the Danish International Center for Analytical Reporting, Dicar. From 2001-2015 he worked as associate professor at The Danish School of Media and Journalism. With former IRE-director Brant Houston he was the main responsible for the two first Global Investigative Journalism Conferences in 2001 and 2003 in Copenhagen and was co-founder of the Global Investigative Journalism... Read More →


Thursday November 16, 2017 15:45 - 17:00
Maths Sciences Building - Lab 2 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,

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