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different between demo website and python code

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Issue Description


I use your demo web site to extract a CNN news, but I found the results are different. The url is

By your demo website, it will show

Pro basketball is a staple of American athletics…

But I use python to get text by “Article.text”, it will show

Story highlights Russian billionaire owner of Nets considers ownership move to Russian jurisdiction

The move is “not in any way tying it to the current political situation,” the owner’s rep said

Obama signed an order that can target Russian companies vital to its economy

Pro basketball is a staple of American athletics, taking its place with Major…

Did I use the wrong method? My python is 3.6 and newspaper3k is 0.2.2.

from newspaper import Article

def news_extract(news_url):
    article = Article(news_url, fetch_images=False,)
    text = article.text

source = ''

Thank you

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 5 years ago
  • Comments:5 (2 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

yprezcommented, Sep 12, 2017

@moveurbody I think that the demo website runs on an older version of newspaper (on the python-2 branch). This should explain the different results you’re getting…

alexwilsoncommented, Sep 11, 2017

Hey, I think you might want to call article.nlp() and then access the content via article.summary?

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