Tell anyone you're headed to Kansas City , and their reaction will likely be, “Get ready to eat so much barbecue.” The Midwestern city, which straddles the Kansas and Missouri border, is home to many notable temples of meat. Every local I asked pledged allegiance to a particular spot, claiming Arthur Bryant’s or Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que or Q3 was the spot worth waiting in line for in a city with well over 35 barbecue joints.
C������CUTA, Colombia (CNN) - Coming across the border to Colombia, some Venezuelans have fled their country as they search for any means of survival. They're escaping from the highest inflation rate in the world, ongoing unrest and violent street protests. Women and children are flocking to the Colombian border town of C������cuta in desperate need of medical care, food and shelter. Mothers sometimes leave children behind to be looked after by fathers and other family members.
As a food editor, I spend most of my days thinking about, well, food. Since most of my waking hours are consumed with thoughts like “Why are we all eating charcoal?” and “Will that vegan mayo company actually make a comeback?” and “Yes, these 33 burgers really are the best in the country,” I like the rest of my life to be relatively food free.
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".