AFL footballer Nic Naitanui has called for Australians to learn about the origins of blackface after a Perth primary school boy's costume of his idol caused a furore. The boy's skin was painted brown by his mother as part of the boy's attempt to emulate his football idol for a Book Week costume. Nic Naitanui, who is of Fijian heritage, admitted he encouraged blackface in the past but has now learnt about its "painful historical significance".
Gai Waterhouse and Danny Beasley have paid tribute to two-time Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner Grand Armee, who has died at the age of 18. Grand Armee, the two-time Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner who spoiled Lonhro's farewell to racing, has died aged 18. The former Tulloch Lodge warrior died overnight in his stable at Tim Boland's Limitless Lodge on the NSW Central Coast, where he spent his post-racing career.
Winx is heavier than this time last year but her showing in a Randwick barrier trial win has Chris Waller confident the world's best horse on turf is as good as ever. The mare's second trial of her spring preparation on Tuesday ended in her first career barrier trial win after she was ridden just off the speed to the turn. "All we wanted was a nice easy trial but at same time to make sure the last 200 metres was her best," Waller said.
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".