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CNN News Topic Scraper

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Use this CNN Topic Scraper to collect data from any topic on the CNN website, such as Asia, World, Africa, and more. Extract topic names, all related news (title, image), links to the news articles, and videos if available. Download data in various structured formats.
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What is CNN TopicScraper and how does it work?

CNN Scraper is a web scraping tool that enables you to extract news data from any topic on the CNN website. Whether you're interested in Asia, World, Africa, or any other topic, this scraper can help you gather comprehensive information.


How to use CNN Topic Scraper:

  1. Select a Topic: Choose the topic you want to scrape from the CNN website.
  2. Run Scraper: Paste the links to the desired web pages into the Job configurator and run it.
  3. Extract Data: The scraper will collect the topic name, all related news articles (including title and links on images), links to the full articles, and any videos(links on videos) available.
  4. Download Data: You can download the extracted data in various structured formats.


Why scrape CNN news?

Scraping CNN news can help you:

➡️ Stay updated with the latest news and trends in your area of interest.

➡️ Integrate news data into your own applications or services for real-time updates.

➡️ Analyze media coverage and public opinion on various topics.


How many results can you scrape with CNN Scraper?

CNN Scraper can return extensive results based on the selected topic. The number of results may vary depending on the complexity of the topic and the volume of news articles available. The best way to know for sure for your particular use case is to do a test run yourself.


How much will scraping CNN news cost you?

Scraping costs can vary based on the volume of data and frequency of scraping. Each CNN link will cost you a 10 credits with web browser rendering and 1 credit without web browser rendering.


IMPORTANT

This website will pre-load and parse correctly with and without web browser rendering.


Sample output from CNN News Scraper


{
    "type": "main",
    "topic_name": "World",
    "collections": [
        {
            "type": "collection",
            "collection_name": null,
            "sections": [
                {
                    "type": "section",
                    "section_name": null,
                    "headers": [
                        {
                            "type": "header",
                            "title": "Slovakia’s prime minister in life-threatening condition after shooting",
                            "header_type": "live-story",
                            "url": "https://edition.cnn.com/europe/live-news/robert-fico-slovakia-prime-minister-shooting-05-15-24/index.html",
                            "attachments": [
                                {
                                    "type": "image",
                                    "url": "https://media.cnn.com/api/v1/images/stellar/prod/240515114759-01b-shooting-incident-slovakia-051524.jpg?c=original",
                                    "alternate_text": "Security officers move Slovak PM Robert Fico in a car after a shooting incident, after a Slovak government meeting in Handlova, Slovakia, May 15, 2024. REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa",
                                    "xpath": #xpath,
                                    "stream_position": 1748261
                                }
                            ],
                            "xpath": #xpath,
                            "stream_position": 1746233
                        }
                    ],
                    "xpath": #xpath,
                    "stream_position": 1745564
                }
            ],
            "xpath": #xpath,
            "stream_position": 1744812
        },
        {
            "type": "collection",
            "collection_name": "Video",
            "sections": [
                {
                    "type": "section",
                    "section_name": null,
                    "headers": [
                        {
                            "type": "header",
                            "title": "Video shows gunmen ambushing a prison convoy, leaving 2 guards dead",
                            "header_type": "video",
                            "url": "https://edition.cnn.com/2024/05/14/world/video/french-prison-van-escape-digvid",
                            "attachments": [
                                {
                                    "type": "image",
                                    "url": "https://media.cnn.com/api/v1/images/stellar/prod/gettyimages-2152350190.jpg?c=original",
                                    "alternate_text": "TOPSHOT - A forensic is at work at the site of a ramming attack which took place late morning at a road toll in Incarville in the Eure region of northern France, on May 14, 2024. Two French prison officers were killed and two others wounded on May 14 in an attack on a prison van transporting an inmate who escaped, a police source told AFP. (Photo by ALAIN JOCARD / AFP) (Photo by ALAIN JOCARD/AFP via Getty Images)",
                                    "xpath": #xpath,
                                    "stream_position": 1796383
                                }
                            ],
                            "xpath": #xpath,
                            "stream_position": 1794431
                        }
                    ],
                    "xpath": #xpath,
                    "stream_position": 1793763
                }
            ],
            "xpath": #xpath,
            "stream_position": 1793148
        }
    ],
    "xpath": #xpath,
    "stream_position": 15
}

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