When Neil Irwin welcomed his baby daughter into the world the night before his grand final match, he had accepted he would miss the big game. But with the chance to break a 39-year winning drought at stake, his AFL teammates — who were gearing up to play 350 kilometres away — had other ideas in mind. "We won the qualifying final two weeks ago and Penny was due the Thursday after so I thought, 'no dramas, Penny will be born and all will go to plan," Mr Whitton said.
A 24-year-old man has been charged over the alleged theft of a tiny house taken from Canberra on Sunday and seized in Queensland about 24 hours later. Queensland police seized the prototype display model in Hervey Bay - 1,416 kilometres north of the capital. The man, believed to be from Canberra, was charged with bringing stolen goods into the state. The house is mounted on a trailer and valued at about $20,000. It was taken from Julie Bray's Mitchell business about 8.15pm Sunday.
In a special moment nearing the end of Connie Johnson's hard-fought battle, her eyes danced and she "looked so alive". That's how her brother described her elation as the Governor-General awarded the Canberra mother-of-two a medal of the Order of Australia on Thursday. Gold Logie winning actor Samuel Johnson said Sir Peter Cosgrove visited his terminally ill sister's hospice bed to award her the honour "for her services to our community and humanity".
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".