Sky Cinema is bringing customers a collection of classic and celebrated sci-fi films this September, offering some of the genre’s biggest titles on a dedicated ‘Sky-Fi’ channel. Launching on September 9th, for a month, customers will be able to watch some of the most iconic franchises from the sci-fi genre. The dedicated channel is available at no extra cost to Sky Cinema subscribers, which is available at £10 per month.
A new free-to-air TV channel, FreeSports, has launched in the UK showing up to 10 live football games every week. The channel, operated by the team behind Premier Sports, becomes the only FTA sports channel available on Freeview, TalkTalk and BT. Sky and FreeSat are also carrying the channel, but not Virgin Media. The channel will show live football matches every week from the top leagues in Ireland, Argentina, Portugal and Belgium, and Spain’s La Liga 2.
BT Sport is to stream a regular taster of its rugby union magazine show Rugby Tonight for free on social media platforms Facebook and Twitter providing potential subscribers an opportunity to sample the broadcaster’s show. The weekly hour-long show will be shown on BT Sport channels, starting tonight from 8pm, and the first quarter on BT Sport Rugby’s Facebook and Twitter feed.
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".