The city of St. Louis has finally figured out how to create a unified approach to transportation policy: It has put forth an airport privatization concept that looks and feels like a railroad job. Here is the press release from the mayor’s office announcing the plan:“At the insistence of our chief benefactor and king, Rex Sinquefield, who doesn’t like government, we have decided to sell off our airport to the highest bidder,” a mayoral spokesman said.
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has been privately accused by a woman of A.) having cheated with her on his wife, B.) having photographed her in a state of undress without her permission after tying her up, and C.) having bullied her by threatening to spread the photos if she revealed their affair. The allegations have just gone public, courtesy of her now-ex-husband.
There’s nothing like a press release from the sharing economy to make a 20th-century caveman long for the good old days. Consider this recent one from Airbnb, the online juggernaut that rakes in billions from the hospitality industry by “disrupting” it:“Today, Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, announced a historic tax agreement with the Missouri Department of Revenue that will allow the company to collect and remit state taxes on behalf of its 6,300 Missouri hosts.
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".