Trent Lott was the second-ranking Republican in the U.S. Senate in 2002 when his reputation tanked. His downfall began with remarks he made at a 100th birthday celebration for Strom Thurmond, the former Dixiecrat senator from South Carolina whose 1948 presidential platform was too racist even for 1948. Lott, a Mississippian, reportedly said at the event: "When Strom Thurmond ran for president, we voted for him. We're proud of it.
“Homicide” is too simple a word for what happened to Eric Garner on that Staten Island sidewalk three years ago. Many of us would personally testify to the term’s technical accuracy, having watched, ad infinitum, the horrifying video of the 43-year-old grandfather and loose-cigarette dealer gasping for air as a New York City police officer, Daniel Pantaleo, uses a chokehold and wrestles Garner down to the pavement. Saying that the chokehold killed Garner feels incomplete.
Jealous would never say this publicly, but it is highly unlikely that the NAACP would be judged so harshly if he had been in charge. During the presidential campaign, the African American political establishment threw its support to Hillary Clinton, convinced that her victory would afford them a larger place at the political table than even under Barack Obama.
A @BuzzFeedNews review of every sale of a Trump-branded condominium in the U.S. provides the first comprehensive look at how many went to unidentified buyers who paid cash, an indication of possible money laundering. The total? More than 1,300. http://bzfd.it/2ENUTvw
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".