CANTON, GA. - A neighborhood in Canton is used to seeing the occasional bear, turkey or wild pig. But this week, they got a flock of mystery peacocks, and no one knows where they came from. The peacocks have been seen recently in Canton's River Green neighborhood. A nearby veterinarian who works at a clinic that handles exotic animals said the animals are likely pets who escaped someone’s yard or farm, that latter of which are quite a few in Canton.
BROOKHAVEN, GA. - Officials at Saint Martins in the Field school in Brookhaven are still cleaning up after a July 4 fire destroyed half of the school’s childhood development building, including their specialized science lab. Head of School Luis Ottley’s first official day on the job was July 5, a day after police said Michael Hornbuckle, a homeless man, broke in and started the fire. “It has allowed us to go back to our roots,” Ottley said.
MARIETTA, GA - An Amazon recall burned quite a few people who had already purchased eclipse glasses, including a local school district. Cobb County Schools discovered eight of their schools had ordered glasses that are under the recall. It is not a district-wide recall because each of the schools ordered their glasses separately. But now, the schools are having to replace 4,000 pairs of glasses before Monday.
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".