Dec. 1 will mark one year since the death of popular Rochester musician Dan Mayer in an industrial accident in Henrietta. He was 49. It’s not his death, though, loved ones want to remember, but his life. “Dan was a very funny guy with a lot of charisma,” recalled Pete Manuel, of Gates, who met Dan when they were teenagers and played together for 16 years in the band Catch 22.
There won’t be any lounging around for 14-year-old Kathryn “Katie” LaRuez of Greece after the turkey is eaten on Thanksgiving. The Greece Arcadia freshman will leave for Boston on Thanksgiving Day for the first leg of her journey to Germany as a member of the U.S. Tap Dance Team. “I’m so overly excited,” said Katie, one of 34 dancers from around the country who will compete with the team at the World Tap Championships from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2.
When Steven Popp of Fairport first started a part-time lawn care business, he used synthetic pesticides. You know the kind: the ones that smell like noxious chemicals. “When we became homeowners ourselves, I became more conscientious and said, ‘There has to be a better way,’ ” Popp 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".