My educational background is in neuroscience, evolution and psychology. I am currently an editorial fellow at BuzzFeed UK, and I occasionally write science articles for the New Statesman and Financial Times Weekend magazine.
A jury has concluded that unnecessary delays and failures in care contributed to the death of a woman who was found dead in her cell at Holloway prison. On 11 January 2016 Holloway prison staff attempted CPR on 33-year-old Sarah Reed during the early hours of the morning after she was found unresponsive with a ligature round her neck. She was pronounced dead shortly after. Her death led to a number of protests and vigils and helped build momentum for the Black Lives Matter movement in the UK.
Edward Daffarn, who escaped from his home on the 16th floor of the tower, is one of the co-authors of the Grenfell Action Group blog who warned the west London council that it would take a "catastrophic fire" for the building's landlord, Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation (KCTMO) to take notice of safety concerns.
A semi-professional football club announced on Wednesday that it would ensure that both its women's and men's teams are played equally. The move makes Lewes FC the first club in the UK to pay its women the same as its men.
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".