Rutgers University has fired its women's swimming and diving coach amid mental and verbal abuse allegations. Petra Martin's dismissal came Thursday after athletics director Patrick Hobbs met with the team on Wednesday. "[T]he coach and the Director of Athletics mutually agreed that it was in the best interest of the program for the coach to resign," Rutgers said in a statement.
A man trying to help a seemingly harmless family who said they were lost was caught staring down the barrel of a gun by a man who claimed he was a cop, police say. Officials say the victim walked out of a Brownsville bank when a black SUV with two men, a woman and children inside pulled up and asked him for directions. Happy that the victim was offering to help, they decided to return the favor and give him a ride.
The man who was hit and killed by an SUV while walking in a crosswalk in Union Square earlier this week has died, according to the NYPD. Thirty-four-year-old Adrian Blanc was killed after being run down by a turning SUV as he crossed East 14th Street at about 1 a.m. Tuesday, according to the NYPD. Footage from the scene released by police shows the SUV heading down an empty East 14th Street and quickly making a turn onto Union Square East.
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".