PHOENIX - The colorful and often controversial Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio once boasted that he could get away with a lot. "I'm not a typical politician," Arpaio said on-camera in the 2014 documentary "The Joe Show." "But I know how far I can go.
Opponents of Sheriff Joe Arpaio may be hesitant to place credibility in the latest whistleblower to speak out against the controversial sheriff. For years, author and filmmaker Len Sherman played a crucial role aggrandizing the colorful image that helped Arpaio amass supporters, campaign dollars and election victories.
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Not long ago, Pastor Mark Driscoll was a powerhouse among preachers. His Seattle-based Mars Hill megachurch had 15 branches in five states. All of that came crashing down on Driscoll, whose church folded in 2014 amid allegations of bullying, misspending church funds and deceitful marketing practices.
During a time where there's a shortage of nurses in the healthcare field, 22-year-old Emily Panther of Phoenix might as well be the industry spokesperson. The Junior at Chamberlain College of Nursing talks enthusiastically and eloquently about all the reasons she believes in the profession.
Mesa High School English Teacher Kara Thorpe-Dingman remembers a pivotal moment in her life the summer before her fifth-grade year at Jefferson Elementary School in Mesa. Kara made a special request to the school administration to have her dad as her teacher for the upcoming school year.
TUBA CITY, Ariz. - Vanessa Brown and her daughter are in the business of giving. Vanessa is founder and program coordinator for Community Action for Children and Youth on the Navajo reservation, overseen by a nonprofit executive board. Vanessa also runs the Angel House, a storage facility that holds shoes, toys, clothes and other items for families that stumble into crisis situations.
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 politicians Barack Obama and Mitt Romney 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
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.