Tax Watch columnist David McKay Wilson follows up in his column about Astorino's use of $132,000 in public monies for a mailing promoting airport privatization. State Sen. George Latimer has called on the campaign of Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino to reimburse the county for the cost of last week’s mailing to 350,000 households, which promoted the incumbent's plan to privatize the county airport.
Tax Watch columnist David McKay WIlson explores the use of airport revenues for Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino's countywide mailing. Faced with growing community resistance and mutiny within his own party, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino last week dipped into the locked box at Westchester County Airport to finance a mailing to almost every household in the county, touting his controversial plan.
Dance company Embodiment Project is part of the Transform Fest lineup. The inaugural Transform Fest, a performance arts festival, debuts this weekend, featuring what Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ is calling “a two-week celebration of the power of ideas.”Bay Area artists have created performances in response to the theme “Why citizenship?” and the community will be able to participate in pop-up installations, workshops, community conversations, films and a late-night dance party.
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".