PhotoBruno Mars performed at MTV's Video Music Awards ceremony in August.Credit Charles Sykes/Invision, via Charles Sykes, via Invision, via Associated PressThe Grammy Award-winning pop artist Bruno Mars has been chosen by the National Football League to perform the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show in February. Mr. Mars appeared in Times Square during a live broadcast of Fox’s “N.F.L. Sunday” to make the news official.
Peter Leonard, a son of the author Elmore Leonard, who died last week at 87, hopes to complete his father’s last novel, BBC News reported. In an interview on the BBC Radio news program “Broadcasting House” on Sunday, Mr. Leonard, who is also a published author, said that the matter had “been discussed among family members and I’ve talked to Greg Sutter, Elmore’s longtime researcher.” He added that he did not know how many pages his father had already written.
Aside from playing Bernardo in a sixth-grade production of “West Side Story” and singing “Someone in a Tree” from “Pacific Overtures” in college, Lin-Manuel Miranda hasn’t had much of an opportunity to perform the work of Stephen Sondheim. That will change in February, when Mr. Miranda, a Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist, is set to play the role of Charley Kringas in the upcoming Encores!
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".