How do you pronounce the 2018 Winter Olympics host city? You'll hear a variety of takes on "Pyeongchang," and one place you didn't hear a consistent answer was NBC's programming on Nov. 1, when the network, its affiliates and cable platforms celebrated the 100 Days Out milestone. That morning, "Today" show host Matt Lauer alternated between Pyeong-"chung" (rhymes with "rung") and Pyeong-"chayng" (rhymes with "bang") in a matter of seconds.
Major League Rugby has secured a two-year broadcast deal with CBS Sports Network to air 13 games annually starting with its inaugural 2018 season. MLR will launch in April with a seven-team league - including the Austin Elite - and play a 10-week schedule in the 15-man rugby union version of the sport. In addition to Austin, the other charter teams in the single-entity league will be Glendale, Colo.; Houston; New Orleans; Salt Lake City; San Diego; and Seattle.
Esports won't be in the Olympics as a medal event for years, if ever. But esports is getting a test run at the Games this February thanks to a new International Olympic Committee sponsor. Intel Corp., which signed an eight-year deal with the IOC in June, is making its first splash by staging an esports tournament near the Olympic Park in Gangneung, South Korea, in the days leading up to the Pyeongchang Games opening ceremony. In the Olympic context, it's merely a marketing activation.
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".