I am a city hall reporter in Niagara Falls, N.Y. working for the Niagara Gazette the hometown daily publishing since 1854. I also do freelance work for local publications Artvoice and Block Club and have published with the investigative journalism center Investigative Post. My work in Niagara Fal...
Architect Clinton Brown talks about the redevelopment of the E. & B. Holmes WarehouseBuffalo’s Old First Ward, the venerable, traditionally Irish neighborhood that borders the Buffalo River was once the one of most thriving and lively sections of the city. Because of its proximity to the water, the First Ward teemed with factories, saloons, hotels, and the residences of the men and women who worked there.
The best journalism can be like reading a detective novel, uncovering a mysterious character in a big hat, or revealing a plane hijacker-turned-mayoral candidate. Sometimes stories act like a great college professor, launching debate over who’s the worst New York City Council member or whether New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has a mandate. And some stories are a flashlight, shedding light on complex topics, like affordable housing, congestion pricing or the City Council speaker’s race.
In New York, progressive politicians have fought hard to help minorities and women get a foothold in the state’s lucrative and expansive construction industry for decades. The state Division of Minority and Women's Business Development within Empire State Development dates back to 1988 under the late Gov. Mario Cuomo. And now his son, Gov.
@Urban_Vinnie It's also playing in front of terrible defenses. I didn't like the signing from the beginning, but he's shown signs of being capable. I'd be fine to see him go. I just don't know what they are going to do to replace him.
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'
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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
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Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
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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
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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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".