An approval rating of 69 per cent is the stuff of dreams for most politicians. It is close to double the current number for the president of the United States and a multiple of the rating for the premier of Ontario. But Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders is more properly compared not with Donald Trump or Kathleen Wynne, but with his most recent predecessors. By that measure the rating in the poll prepared for Newstalk 1010 Radio by Dart Insight and Communications is reason for concern.
Making sure business travellers can safely get to and from far-flung regions has exploded as an issue among travel advisers, particularly in an age of increasing natural disasters, conflict and Donald Trump. “There are all different kinds of risks (for travellers) today,” said Kathy Bedell, an Atlanta-based member of the Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) risk committee and a senior vice-president with BCD, one of the world’s largest networks of business travel advisors.
For a guy from small town Ontario, this was a stretch: Getting up early while on a Caribbean vacation to do yoga on the beach. For one thing, I do not do yoga. For another, I was not keen to give up sleep in a comfortable bed in an elegant beach house on a private island in the Turks and Caicos.
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".