Building a News-scraping Application and Exploring the Potentials and Limitations of Web Scraping
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News articles are very important in our lives because of the role they play in educating us, informing us, entertaining us, and strengthening democracies. The lack of news articles can be a disaster for both the economy and the government, whilst the lack of truth in them can undermine the power of democracy and have negative effects on citizens. This paper will talk about the author’s experience building a news application, and explore the potentials and limitations of web scraping in fighting fake news. It will also explore what web scraping is, its usefulness, and how it can be used as a technique to fight fake news and help people to keep up with truthful and authentic news. In addition, it will also explore the challenges, concerns and limitations that come with web scraping and suggest other possible solutions.
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