In all of our documentaries, we have introduced you to people and issues you may never have been exposed to otherwise. Our guide throughout each has always been our local officers and deputies. For them, these scenes are their “every day.”Day or night, what goes on in the city of Wilmington around the clock is far more than you can imagine. It takes quite a force to keep it all glued together. 24 Hr.
Over the past three years, Bladen County has seen an explosion of prescription pain pill abuse. (Source: WECT)During Operation Friday Night Lights, collectively about two dozen officers were on the prowl in Bladen County just working narcotics. (Source: WECT)Bladen County's new jail is now accepting inmates and Sheriff McVicker wants to make it clear that if you try to sell dope in his county, you will get to see the inside for yourself.
Thursday on WECT News at 5:30, you too will see what it takes to wear the badge. (Source: WECT)There's a job available with great benefits but few people are interested. Maybe it's because there are several serious downsides: public backlash, protests and the daily duty to risk death. Not interested? WECT wants to introduce you to the newest group of men and woman in your community who are.
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".