In the mid-oughties, the city had just one literature festival, part of the larger Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. Then, when the Jaipur Literary Festival started bringing in the crowds and sponsors, the Times of India launched one, which in a complicated way gave birth to another, Literature Live; and last year, poet and publisher Hemant Divate launched the Mumbai Poetry Festival.
Rajee Sawhney is supported in her wheelchair by cushions. She wears a shawl over her nightgown, her feet are in thick socks. Her skin is all fine wrinkles, her head sags a little, her arms are thin, hands and fingers stiff. She seems at first sight to be not quite there. Look a little closer, and you see her eyes following the lines in a songbook a young woman is holding between them; her lips move, almost imperceptibly, as do her hands, to the beat.
The change of government sets the stage for passing a much-needed digital bill of rights. Peter Griffin explains how it could work. As the Ardern Government gets down to figuring out how to slash immigrant numbers and plant one billion trees, it will also be looking to enact Labour’s extensive technology manifesto, which includes a digital bill of rights.
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".