EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Only News 8 cameras were there when angry protesters stormed East Haven Town Hall and refused to leave on Wednesday. The crowd of more than three dozen demanded to see Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr. about what they claim are poor conditions at the town’s swimming pool. They were also upset over the firing of beloved swim instructor Jose Bedoya. “You’re done, you don’t need to go back to the pool,” Bedoya says he was told by the mayor’s staff.
STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Five years after one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history, family, friends and first responders held a candlelight vigil on the Stratford Green to remember hometown native, Vicki Soto. “We’ve all learned how to continue to live without her here,” said Jillian Soto, Vicki’s sister. Vicki Soto was one of six staffers and 20 young children massacred by a rampaging gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
M. Boone/(WTNH) NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — News 8 has been covering New Haven parking woes for years. Now we’re learning scofflaws owe the city nearly $13 million in unpaid parking fines, according to the Department of Transportation, Traffic, and Parking. “I had no idea,” said Susan Hill of New Haven. The parking fines date back years and the culprits come from all over Connecticut, and as far away as Florida. Even UPS made the city’s list.
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".