Context NewsEquifax, a provider of consumer-credit scores, said on Sept. 7 that personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and late July, in what could be one of the most significant data breaches ever in the United States. A U.S. senator on Sept. 12 called for a criminal investigation of Equifax executives who sold stock shortly after the breach was discovered, saying their actions were comparable to insider trading.
Context NewsEquifax, a provider of consumer-credit scores, said on Sept. 7 that personal details of as many as 143 million U.S. consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in what could be one of the most significant data breaches ever in the United States. The company’s shares fell 15 percent at the start of trading on Sept. 8 as investors reacted to possible consequences of the exposure of sensitive data of nearly half the U.S. population.
Context NewsU.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, a veteran central banker who helped set the course for modern monetary policy, said on Sept. 6 he will step down from his position in the middle of October. In a letter to President Donald Trump, Fischer, 73, said he was resigning for personal reasons and that the effective date would be on or around Oct. 13. Fischer’s term as vice chairman runs to June 2018, while his term as a Fed governor officially goes until January 2020.
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".