This week, while reading spirited criticisms of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association and its ruling that forbade champion golfer Emily Nash of Lunenburg from receiving the first place trophy in a boys tournament, I repeatedly saw the phrase: "It's 2017." Indeed, 2017 is a year of raised social consciousness and reflection on injustices, past and present. It's a year in which everyone should recognize young men and young women as equal members of an enlightened society.
WESTMINSTER -- Standing next to her father Clarence Goguen, Janet Hamel Benti raised a glass of white wine and said, "They say he's 100 years old. I demand a recount!" On Sunday Gougen celebrated his centennial birthday with four generations of family members. A total of 19 family members from eight different states gathered at the Old Mill restaurant in Westminster to celebrate his lifetime of accomplishments.
LANCASTER -- Visitors seeking to get an ice cream cone from Kimball Farm in Lancaster may soon be hit with a small tax increase, following a vote at Monday's Special Town Meeting. Stanley Starr, chairman of the Board of Selectmen, said the article passed by voters did not make the tax official, but allows the town to pursue a meal tax of 0.75 percent in the near future. Starr said for every $10 spent at a restaurant, the tax would collect 7.5 cents for the town.
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".