Two summers ago, on the eve of the Fourth of July weekend, our elected representatives snuck into the state budget bill a wish list of 66 policy and law changes that had nothing to do with the state budget. Many of you will remember one of those items — a move to gut the state open records law and make it easier for politicians to cut secret deals.
This past summer, investigative reporter Raquel Rutledge, a Milwaukee native with deep community roots, heard about a 20-year-old college student from Pewaukee who had died only hours after arriving with her family at a highly rated resort near Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
We’re updating our suburban community coverage this week for print, digital and mobile readers. More suburban Milwaukee Journal Sentinel print subscribers will receive weekly NOW print sections as we insert them into the Wednesday newspaper. Wednesday has higher circulation than Thursday, the former delivery day for suburban NOW weeklies. Community News will also be built into our JSOnline.com website and home page, rather than carried on a separate site.
Inspector General to check State Dept response to blackouts, deaths at Mexico resorts: "It’s better than what we’ve been getting in terms of denial and nobody taking responsibility," says mother of women who died hours into family vacation https://t.co/nexyQ1cAa6https://t.co/w9FRS2MaiQ
Aaron Rodgers "could alter his playing style until the bone further heals, relying on quick releases to avoid contact." Quarterback pushed hard for permission to return https://t.co/E3yL0xku5f via @journalsentinel
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".