Anyone wanting to donate to help those affected by the wildfires in B.C. can do so through the Canadian Red Cross. Andrew Hopkins, B.C. Red Cross communications advisory in Vancouver, said Wednesday that cash donations allow the Red Cross the flexibility to provide exactly what people need in the places they need it. In-kind donations can be difficult to store and process. The Red Cross is supporting B.C.
A career filled with honours and awards Avid outdoorsman and writer Bob Scammell died at the age of 79 on Thursday. The long-time columnist for the Advocate, and other Alberta newspapers, received many awards and honours including induction into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
These young Americans from #Parkland#Florida are so articulate, smart. I wonder what would happen with #GunControlNow there if the voting age was 16 in the U.S.? As a #Canadian I’d like to see a discussion here as well on a lower voting age. #itstime
When the roads get tough, the tough get going. Shout out to 1st responders who keep highways safe, put themselves out there in harm's way, yet never fail to respond. I gather the multi-vehicle pile-up north of #RedDeer has been dealt with for the most part. @QEIItraffic#ABroads
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".