Originally published in the November 17, 2008 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Darius Rucker was a 21-year-old student at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., when he heard the 1987 Foster & Lloyd country hit “Crazy Over You.” “I ran to the record store and bought it,” recalls the singer, settling into a seat at the Country Weekly conference room table. “It just seemed so great.
Originally published in the March 12, 2007 issue of Country Weekly magazine. It all began in Las Vegas. For several years, every time George Strait played Sin City, legendary Elvis Presley manager Colonel Tom Parker was in the audience. The Colonel saw something in George, already a huge country star, that suggested he might have the makings of a movie star as well—just like Elvis himself. “He told me I reminded him of Presley,” George told The Star in 1992.
State leaders voted Wednesday to take the next step toward selling the Kansas Bioscience Authority, with hopes the sale generates enough cash to help pay for additional school equity funding.The State Finance Council approved merging the bioscience authority with the Kansas Department of Commerce, a necessary first step in selling off its assets.
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 Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
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".