But in Washington state, lawmakers have introduced a bill to make getting help a little easier. Last year, The Guardian published a feature exploring high rates of suicide among farmers. For one legislator, that story hit very close to home. “I’ve grown up in the egg business, I live on a farm that has been in my family for 110 years, and I’ve watched the rural economy in my part of Washington collapse,” Representative J.T. Wilcox (R-WA) told me over the phone.
If passed, it could help students and local farms. A new proposal by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo aims to kill a few birds with one bill: End “lunch shaming,” support local farms, and reduce hunger on college campuses, all in a single enthusiastic policy bundle. Called “No Student Goes Hungry,” the proposal was introduced by Cuomo, a Democrat, during his State of the State address last week. It was part of a package of proposals, including one that would evaluate eliminating the state tip credit.
Advocates and delivery workers rally outside City Hall over the mayor's plan to crack down on e-bikes, which some call dangerous and others describe as necessary for the job. At the end of his shifts as a bike delivery worker in New York City, Xiaodeng Chen would sometimes have hallucinations. Mental fatigue and physical exhaustion were symptoms of his former job, where he delivered between 20 and 35 orders for a dessert shop in Hell’s Kitchen during 8-hour shifts.
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".