LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Interest in the topic of gun violence has not dropped in the week since the murder of 17 people at a Florida high school. One way to measure that is by watching the meetings held by local chapters of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots group with the mission of implementing sensible gun reform to end unnecessary violence. “We’re ready to do this, and our politicians seem to not be ready to take that step,” said Austin Bailey, the group leader of the Little Rock-area chapter.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — President Donald Trump took his first action on gun control since last week’s shooting at a Florida high school. He ordered the Justice Department to come up with a rule banning bump stocks, a device made famous from last year’s massacre in Las Vegas. He included in a memo he signed Tuesday a demand for increased security in schools and better coordination between the FBI and local law enforcement.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Monday that he will call a special session of the state legislature. His call is expected to contain two topics: regulation of prescription benefit managers and alterations to the state’s open container law. Senate President Pro Tem Jonathan Dismang (R-Searcy) and House Speaker Jeremy Gillam (R-Judsonia) sent letters to Hutchinson last week to ask for a special session.
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".