- Just minutes before the plane meant to take Maxamed Adan back to Somalia against his will was set to take off, immigration authorities yanked the Minnesota man off the plane--a welcome respite from forcible deportation for a man who's been in the United States for more than 20 years. Now, he's back home in Minneapolis with his family and sharing his harrowing ordeal.
- With still no arrests in the murder of a former Eden Prairie High School student, a family remains in disbelief that someone shot and killed their son. DeSean Daggs, 23, was at a party over the weekend in Dinkytown Minneapolis when he was shot and left in the yard. It took a lot of strength for Amber Daggs to speak about her oldest son, DeSean, who she says was her rock. Now, she wants justice to be served.
- A Burnsville family is picking up the pieces after their lives were shattered by a Christmas Eve fire, destroying their mobile home, Christmas tree and all the gifts that remained underneath. Danielle Habisch had just dropped her children off at a family member's house when she came home to get her family's presents, rounding the corner only to find all her worldly possessions going up in smoke. No people were hurt, but the family's four cats and a rabbit weren't able to escape the blaze.
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".