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Naive parser for the Drudge Report

Project Description

A pretty simple parser for Drudge Report. I find the site impossible to look at and wanted a way to more easily digest the information, as I like to keep tabs on lots of differing news outlets.

This library has no external dependencies and supports Python 2.7+ (targeted for Python 3+)

Installation

PyPI

pip install drudge_parser

Usage

Example:

import drudge_parser

# You can use and feed the parser directly if you would like:
parser = drudge_parser.DrudgeParser()
parser.feed('<html string>')
print(parser.articles)

# Or just use the helper to scrape the current site:
articles = drudge_parser.scrape_page()
print(articles)

Articles is a list of article groupings. These are ordered down the page, so they will always be TOP_STORY, MAIN_HEADLINE, followed by COLUMN{1,3}.

An article grouping looks like:

{
    "images": [str],  # This often is just empty, never None
    "articles": [
        #  These will be ordered by appearance, in some cases drudge
        #  builds related titles on each other to make one link across
        #  multiple lines.
        {
            "title": str,
            "href": str
        }
    ],  # Never None
    "location": str  # One of the drudge_parser.Location 'enumeration'
}

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