In late October, while much of the country was engrossed with the Paul Manafort indictment and Halloween plans, Stella Capoccia was fixated on the number of migrating Snow and Ross’s Geese piling up on the Canadian border. From her base in Butte, Montana, she checked in daily with biologists and naturalists in Canada and Montana, scoured eBird for new reports, and combed through Facebook birding pages for the latest sightings of the garrulous waterfowl, collectively called white geese.
I have very fond memories of canning from my childhood. Well, maybe not the heat radiating off the stove from the boiling pot of water in the late summer. I did enjoy picking raspberries in my grandmother’s backyard to make jam, and I relished cracking open a jar any time I had a hankering for homemade dill pickles. In my adulthood, I haven’t done any canning, but after attending a canning and fermenting seminar at the NYC Climate & Food Summit last week, I’m excited to take it up again.
Since 1906 Presidents of both parties have used the Antiquities Act to safeguard hundreds of millions of acres of federal lands as national monuments. Yet some Republicans have bitterly opposed certain designations in the last two decades, and the 2016 GOP platform called for amending the legislation to reduce the president’s authority to create monuments.
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 Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
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, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
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".