Gov. Rick Scott’s top priority -- jobs -- once again made headlines in Florida Friday after the governor announced businesses created more than 1.4 million private sector jobs since he took office seven years ago. The number’s are a boon to the Scott administration, which aimed to create 700,000 jobs in seven years. Instead, the governor insisted Florida upped the ante, doubling those numbers altogether.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s troubles with her former IT aide Imran Awan aren’t over yet. On Thursday, Awan was indicted Thursday on four counts, including fraud and making false statements. The grand jury for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia made the decision almost a month after Awan was arrested on bank fraud charges at an airport trying to fly to Pakistan last month.
White nationalist Richard Spencer won’t be speaking at the University of Florida next month after all. On Wednesday, the university announced it had denied Spencer’s request to speak at the state university, citing “serious concerns for safety” as part of the reason the university said “no” to Spencer coming on campus. Spencer was scheduled to appear on UF’s campus next month. If his request had been approved, he would have had to pay the cost of the rental of the space and for security.
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".