SnagFilms, the Netflix-style independent film platform founded by sports empire owner and venture capitalist Ted Leonsis, has raised another $4 million from existing investors, this time to fund the expansion of its business-to-business spinoff ViewLift.
Greater Washington's economy grew better than expected last year and is on track for a stronger 2018 - although it's still underperforming the national economy. The gross regional product grew about 2.1 percent in 2017, far more than the 1.1 percent growth the region saw in 2016. And the economy is projected to grow about 2.3 percent in 2018, according to a new report by economist Stephen Fuller, head of George Mason's Stephen S. Fuller Institute.
Embattled comScore Inc. has struck a deal with its activist shareholder for $135 million in fresh funding - giving it the cash it needs to operate as it struggles under mounting losses and staggering legal costs from an ongoing internal investigation. The loan comes from New York hedge fund Starboard Value, which will give the Reston company $85 million in cash and about 2.6 million shares of common stock valued at about $65 million, netting comScore its $135 million after costs.
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".