Teesside is one of the worst places in Britain for breaking drink-driving laws. There were 4,379 drivers with a TS postcode who had a conviction for breaking a variety of drink driving laws on their licences in the latest available figures which go up to September last year. This worked out at one driver in every 83 living in the area. In punishment for drink driving offences, an endorsement on a driving licence can stay on your record for four or 11 years.
My four-year-old daughter asked me last week – why do reporters work so hard news writing? I feel old. The truth, I told her, is they don’t. Apologies in advance for those who have already heard a variation of this speech and themes live and in person from me lo the last six months or so. It was only a matter of time before the topic hit the keyboard and found itself right here. There are probably a few easter eggs you haven't heard contained within for you however. Now.
Premier John Horgan has invited six energy experts to brief his cabinet Thursday afternoon ahead of its decision on the fate of Site C. The experts include David Austin of the Clean Energy Association of B.C., David Craig of Consolidated Management Consultants, Colleen Giroux-Schmidt of Innergex Renewable Energy, Mark Jaccard of Simon Fraser University’s school of resource and environmental management, energy economist Robert McCullough, and Karen Tam Wu of the Pembina Institute.
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".