By Drew TaylorStaff Writer As temperatures rose into the 90s Thursday, high school students gathered at the University of Alabama's Recreation Center for some time in the pool.However, these students were at the pool for more scientific reasons than just to cool off.During the afternoon, rising high school juniors and seniors involved in the university’s Students Introduction to Engineering (SITE) camp brought floatation devices made of cardboard that they had created during the week. The...
By Drew Taylor Staff Writer A trial involving a Bibb County resident and property belonging to the focus of a popular podcast is set to be held in October.Tyler Goodson, 26, is set to go to trial on Oct. 16 as he faces multiple charges of illegally taking property from John B. McLemore, the central focus of “S-Town,” a podcast that explored his life, his friends and his home in Woodstock.On Wednesday, Circuit Judge Don McMillan held an arraignment hearing for Goodson, who was a friend of...
By Drew TaylorStaff Writer When classes begin next month, Tuscaloosa Magnet Elementary School will have a new principal.Preeti Nichani, assistant principal at Rock Quarry Elementary and Verner Elementary, was named Tuscaloosa Magnet Elementary School's new principal during a special Tuscaloosa City Board of Education meeting Tuesday.Nichani will replace Minda Paxton, who retired from the school system in June after serving two years as principal."It is an absolute honor and dream to be able...
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".