It’s been two years, and $80 million in donations, and one trial with 30 guilty charges, since the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. But, no matter how you measure, Bostonians were forever changed on April 15, 2013, when two bombs killed three people, and injured more than 280 others. A few days later, MIT Police Officer Sean Collier was killed. At 2:49 p.m., the time the first bomb went off, the city will hold a moment of silence to mark the two-year anniversary of the attack.
Today in science news: Men are apparently more credible than women. Or so says a peer-reviewer for a science journal. A peer-reviewer for the scientific journal PLOS ONE rejected a manuscript authored by two women, not for flaws in its content or lapses inthe scientific process, but because it didn’t have enough input from men. Fiona Ingleby, an evolutionary geneticist and postdoc at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom, tweeted two excerpts from the review on Wednesday.
Before Brianna Suslovic heads to her commencement ceremony Thursday morning, the Harvard senior will stick a long piece of red tape on her black graduation cap. “By wearing red tape, we want to show members of the Harvard community that we’re standing in solidarity with survivors of sexual violence, including ones who can’t be there because of the violence they experienced,” she said.
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".