William Mvala, a driller at the Lonmin platinum mine. The Bapong tribal council wants to shut the mine down. File picture: Leon NicholasJohannesburg - Divisions over the controversial R640million royalties deal between platinum mining giant Lonmin and the Bapong community are deepening, with the local tribal council demanding that the mine shut down.
The trailer with the coffins of 16 adults and 26 stillborns on the M1 highway. The bodies were being moved from the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital to the Olifantsvlei cemetery in Eldorado Park for burial when one of the trailer’s wheels dislodged. Picture: Itumeleng English/ ANAJohannesburg - The owner of the trailer that crashed on the M1 South while carrying 42 corpses for pauper burials claims she was misled by the funeral parlour.
Johannesburg - A bucket filled with heaps of human waste stands in the dark and filthy corridor as the unpleasant smell chokes the little oxygen left in the congested building. Tiny and dim rooms with chained doors line the dingy corridors, the walls of which have long been defaced by a variety of offensive graffiti. Downstairs, stinky water oozing from burst sewer pipes covers most of the yard, including the adjacent room that had been turned into an illegal rubbish pit.
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".