The narrative that President Donald Trump’s dislike of CNN caused the Justice Department to unfairly block AT&T Inc. from buying Time Warner Inc. just won’t die. But after last week, it could be on life support in the courtroom. AT&T will need to focus on its other argument about why the merger should clear. It says the merged company will be better situated to compete in a rapidly-evolving video industry that includes giants like Google Inc., Apple Inc., and Amazon.com.
At 91, Ralph Hall is the oldest lawmaker to ever serve in the U.S. House and the last World War II veteran seeking reelection. But by Tuesday night, he might carry another distinction as the first incumbent to lose this primary season. Not a single member of the Senate or House has lost a primary so far in 2014 despite national polling that underscores the unpopularity of Congress.
The president couldn’t resist spiking the football over the Affordable Care Act. “Many of the tall tales that have been told about this law have been debunked. There are still no death panels,” he crowed in the Rose Garden this week. “Armageddon has not arrived.”After all the negative drum-beating about Obamacare, it’s tempting now for the administration to taunt the Sarah Palins and Mitch McConnells of the world — and, yes, the news media, too.
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".