Literally translated, Rajasthan means “the land of the kings”. This north-west Indian state is a place where you can reach out and touch the romantic idea of the East – it’s a region of magnificent palaces, heroic forts and majestic beasts roaming in the wilderness.
On 11 June, three days after the Tories lost their majority in the general election, Andrew Marr was grilling defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon over the Tories' nascent deal with the DUP. George Osborne, Marr pointed out, had warned that the arrangement would prove chaotic. Fallon's response was curt. "I think George is enjoying his job as a commentator rather than a player on the pitch. "Insiders say that Osborne felt wounded by the comment.
Rob Carter thought it was a prank call. The person on the other end of the line was purporting to be Sir Elton John. Elton was interested, apparently, in buying some of the artworks that Rob had made with his wife, Nick. It was 2002 and Rob had also been doing some work with his friend Dom Joly, photographing promotional material for Trigger Happy TV. Naturally, he assumed it was the comedian. "I was going, 'Yeah, yeah, yeah,' and I thought, 'At what point am I going to interject?'"
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".