The tall ships are back in Boston. More than 50 in all will be sailing through Boston Harbor, with the Grand Parade of Sail set for Saturday before the vessels dock. "I've been a sailor my whole life," said John Hoota. "I can't wait to see it." The ships are in from more than a dozen different countries. "Seeing these ships come from all around the world, what an amazing opportunity," said Mike Murphy.
A Massachusetts girl may have saved her friend's life with something she learned from a popular movie. They like to giggle about it now, but for a group of sixth graders, it was a frightening incident that happened at a recent birthday party in Gloucester. The girls jumped into a marsh along the Annisquam River, and Mackenzie George hit a piece of metal embedded under the water line. She came up with a 10-inch gash on her leg, and there was blood everywhere.
A man is in custody after police say he was found naked in a stranger's bed in Brockton, Massachusetts. It allegedly began when the man tried to climb into a first floor window Wednesday afternoon. "I was in my room watching TV, and there was a guy climbing on my window," said Arianna Soares. "He asked if somebody named Cheryl lived here, I told him no." Soares says she'd never seen the man, later identified by police as Levy Laurent, and told him to leave. "I was startled," said Soares.
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 Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
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".