This morning, in an interview with with Hoda Kotb on the Today Show, Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman said USA Gymnastics still hasn't contacted her about the Dr. Larry Nassar molestation scandal. Nassar was sentenced to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing more than 150 athletes. "USA Gymnastics, Unites States Olympic committee, MSU they need an independent investigation," she said, adding this is "bigger than Larry Nassar."
Over the past few days, more than 150 women have decided to go public with their stories about Larry Nassar, a former U.S. Gymnastics doctor, describing a pattern of sexual abuse spanning 20-plus years. Nasser was the team doctor for USA Gymnastics and employed by Michigan State University. He’s pleaded guilty to 10 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
You know how we're always hearing about how Barbie is a dumb broad who's too stupid to be a role model for little girls? Well slurp those words back into your mouth, because Barbie has a vlog and it's deep. You see, YouTube is getting really weird these days. Like, most of the videos cater to kids ages 8-12, which means there's an abundance of toy reveals and back-to-school hauls. But it has also birthed a woke Barbie, so I guess I'm OK with it.
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".