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ABC News Scraper

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Scrape news data from abcnews.go.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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ABC News Scraper

Free trial for 7 days

Then $20/month

What does ABC News Scraper do?

ABC News Scraper extracts data from abcnews.go.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 ABC News 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 ABC News

ABC News 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 ABC News
  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 ABC News?

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 ABC News?

ABC News 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 ABC News 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 ABC News.

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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See how ABC News Scraper is used in industries around the world