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The Daily Beast Scraper

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Scrape news data from thedailybeast.com with this unofficial API. Extract articles, monitor their popularity and performance and automate the fight against fake news. Filter the results by authors, topics, categories, or publication dates. Preview or download the results in your preferred format.

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The Daily Beast Scraper

Free trial for 7 days

Then $20/month

What does The Daily Beast Scraper do?

The Daily Beast Scraper extracts data from thedailybeast.com. It uses a smart algorithm to decide what paged are articles and automatically extracts rich information about each article. It can scrape the entire website with one click.

This free The Daily Beast API will let you scrape and extract large datasets as often as you need to. The structured data can be downloaded as XML, JSON, CSV, HTML, and Excel, so that you can use it in your own applications, spreadsheets, reports, or other tools.

How to scrape The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast Scraper is really easy to use. Just follow these steps to start scraping.

  1. Click Try for free
  2. Use the default start URLs or customize them to only scrape a section or category on The Daily Beast
  3. Select the maximum number of items you want to scrape.
  4. Click Start
  5. Preview and export your data from the Dataset tab

Why scrape The Daily Beast?

Scraping news, articles, and other content can help you gain insights into social media, monitor article popularity, track ad performance, or automate the fight against fake news. Check out how web scraping is being used in the marketing and media industries and in research and education.

For more inspiration, read 13 ways media companies can use web scraping and automation.

How much will it cost to scrape The Daily Beast?

The Daily Beast Scraper is very cheap to run so you can extract a large amount of articles even on an Apify free plan. If you need to get more data, you should sign up for one of our paid plans. Every Apify plan includes free monthly usage credits that you can use with The Daily Beast Scraper.

Web scraping is legal, but note that personal data is protected by GDPR in the European Union and by other regulations around the world. You should not scrape personal data unless you have a legitimate reason to do so. If you're unsure whether your reason is legitimate, consult your lawyers. We also recommend that you read our detailed blog post: is web scraping legal?

Please be aware that most articles on the internet are under copyright protection. If you intend to publish or reuse article content, check the terms of use of The Daily Beast.

Need to scrape a different website?

This scraper is based on Smart Article Extractor. This powerful web scraping tool can be customized to scrape articles from any website.

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