Madeline is a Toronto-based journalist and graduate of Ryerson's Master of Journalism program.
Her bylines were most recently found at the Canadian Press, where her work on the Ontario desk was published and broadcast across the country. She's also written for the Globe and Mail in Toronto, Voice...
After Leigh Mouck’s son was born ten weeks early, she realized her new-parent struggles were on a different level from other moms. He spent two months in the neonatal intensive care unit and caused new worries after leaving the hospital. “When [parents of premature babies] go home, we’re told, ‘Your kid must not get sick, so you really want to limit contact with other people,’” Mouck says.
Statistics Canada last week released new data hinting at an improvement in the gender balance of the country’s academic community. Indeed, there are 30 per cent more women working as full professors in Canada compared to seven years ago. But ask individuals striving for a more equitable post-secondary system about the seemingly positive statistics and they all say the same thing: We’re not there yet. The new numbers reflect an ongoing increase of women in higher ranking academic teaching jobs.
A recent decision of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the "Tribunal") has highlighted the need for employers to take care to avoid discrimination when requiring prospective employees to disclose medical conditions and undergo examinations during the recruitment process.
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".