Too much fanfare, the House and Senate approved ‘Tax Cut and Jobs Act’ was signed into effect by President Trump on December 22nd 2017. The new tax reform was aimed at reducing overall taxation and simplifying the tax code. Republicans claim the tax bill will stimulate investment and expansion by business, repatriation of off-shore profits back to America and further bolster strong economic growth.
As demand for food banks rises, Rekz Afzal has started filling one of the fridges in his shop with free food for people in need. The Trussell Trust, which runs 52 food banks in Scotland, says demand for emergency parcels rose 20% in the first half of this year. The charity handed out 76,764 packages between April and September, compared with 63,794 in the same period in 2016. Rekz thinks community fridges could "take a lot of pressure off the food banks".
Paint issues can be difficult to tackle because there is often disagreement over what counts as a manufacturing fault. But what do you do if your local dealer disagrees with the vehicle maker about replacing a new car, due to marks in the paintwork? This was the dilemma Nick Powter, of Bournemouth, Dorset, found himself in when MINI overruled a decision made by his dealer about his Cooper D.Nick took delivery of the new black Cooper D from local franchise Marshall MINI in December 2016.
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".