Elizabeth Holmes is a veteran multimedia reporter with experience in print, online, radio and television journalism. She spent more than a decade at the Wall Street Journal, most recently as a senior style reporter and columnist focusing on fashion, beauty and lifestyle trends. Holmes built a siz...
At a time when work and home lives are more intertwined than ever, there's a slice of the population opting to maintain the divide by carrying two phones. Elizabeth Holmes reports on Lunch Break. Photo: Brian Harkin for The Wall Street Journal. When he worked at a Southern California law firm, Luke Cocalis had one cellphone, a Samsung Galaxy. But using the single device for both personal and professional activities became stressful in ways he hadn't foreseen.
Cosmetics companies are coming out with new applicators that make professional-level styles easier to replicate at home. Elizabeth Holmes joins Lunch Break with the beauty world's latest offering. Photo: F. Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal. Why would a woman want a lipstick that looks like a child's crayon? The answer to that question says a lot about why sales of cosmetics are booming.
When it comes to the daily ritual of washing your face, dermatologists have a message: ease up. Elizabeth Holmes joins Lunch Break with a look at the science of what happens when you wash, don't wash, or improperly wash your face. Photo: Clarisonic. Washing your face seems pretty simple, yet dermatologists and beauty companies think there's room for improvement.
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".