The U.S. is currently on the tail end of the worst bird flu outbreak in history, with 222 confirmed cases and more than 47 million birds affected across 15 states (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Update on Avian Influenza, 2015). USDA expects the outbreak to plateau near 50 million birds later this summer (Vilsack, 2015).
It’s Canada’s 150th anniversary of its Confederation, when the British colonies of Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia joined to form the Dominion of Canada. The country will be marking this milestone in myriad ways in 2017, from a nationwide mural project known as Canada 150 Mosaic to free admission at every national park. Almost every province and city has found its own ways to mark the sesquicentennial, too.
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) agreement series continues our focus on commodities with a look at trade in dairy and dairy products. In 2016, nearly 40 percent of all U.S. dairy product exports made their way to our NAFTA partners, but recent moves by the governments of the United States, Mexico and Canada could lead to a change in the important Mexican and Canadian markets. A recent Market Intel article Canada Closes Door on U.S.
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".