Al Sharpton referred to her as “the Reverend Kirsten Gillibrand.” Hillary wrote the forward to her book. She’s run two marathons, and when pregnant, she discovered her law firm didn’t have a maternity leave policy, so she wrote one. After majoring in Asian studies, she went to China and interviewed the Dalai Lama. A mama of two, she’s birthed two sons: Theodore in 2003 and Henry in 2008, when she was serving as Congresswoman from New York.
Here’s the thing: I’m a working mom, and I miss a lot of time with my babies during the day. Like a lot. I wake up at the crack of dawn to get into the office early so that I can get out of the office at a semi-reasonable time to lick the crumbs from their days in the couple of hours I get to spend with them.
If you’re a woman who uses the internet, there is a really good (like 99%) chance that you’ve encountered a male troll. And if you haven’t? Well, please share your secrets because those fuckers are lurking everywhere. A study recently confirmed what women of the internet already knew; men are more likely to be internet trolls. And spoiler alert, it’s because they’re more antisocial and narcissistic. I’d like to meet the Captain Obvious who conducted this study and shake their hand.
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".