If those beyond our borders think we’re joyless, it’s only because the Canadians behind many great contributions to sports and entertainment aren’t often remembered for their national identity. Though immortalized in a Heritage Minute, no one outside Canada acknowledges that James Naismith from Almonte, Ont., invented basketball.
Priya had 40 egg donor profiles to choose from. From her phone in Mississauga, Ont., the 46-year-old scrutinized their head shots, imagining her own future child with their features: Donor 13’s narrow nose, or Donor 26’s large eyes. Earlier in her exhausting search for an egg donor, she’d only paid attention to colouring, but all these women had glossy black hair and mocha skin that matched her own, so she could be pickier now.
Toronto city council should financially support Toronto Pride, despite the organization’s position on not allowing uniformed officers to march in this year’s parade, says Mayor John Tory. Ahead of an upcoming council vote to give Pride Toronto its annual grant of $260,000, Mr. Tory said he was optimistic about Pride executive director Olivia Nuamah’s discussions with Toronto police chief Mark Saunders on how police can participate in future Pride events.
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".