June 26 (UPI) -- Japanese automobile parts manufacturer Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan,the company announced Monday. The company is under pressure from lawsuits and recall costs worldwide related to defective vehicle air bag inflators. It is responsible for billions of dollars to banks and automakers for the costs of replacing the parts. In January, Takata pleaded guilty to concealing defects in millions of air bags.
June 26 (UPI) -- The total value of Australia's ecologically imperiled Great Barrier Reef is $42 billion, a report released Monday shows. The analysis by Deloitte Access Economics, funded by the non-profit Great Barrier Reef Foundation, indicates the reef's "economic, social and icon value." It said the 1,400-mile coral reef system, the world's largest, off Australia's northeast coast supports 64,000 jobs in the country in tourism, recreational use and brand value.
June 26 (UPI) -- Imprisoned Chinese dissident and Nobel Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo was granted parole after a cancer diagnosis, his lawyer said Monday. Liu, 61, was moved from a prison in northeast China to a cancer treatment center in Shenyang, Liaonong province. He was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer on May 23 and given medical parole, Mo Shaoping, his lawyer, said. Mo said Liu requested to be treated outside of prison, and that the request was approved.
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".