Catalan independence and direct control of Catalonia by Madrid – the dueling actions have set up a potential showdown. Euronews spoke to Alvaro Oleart, researcher at the Institute of European Studies at the Free University of Brussels: “The unilateral declaration of independence is not really valid unless there is a country that recognizes it. This will not happen. Catalonia is condemned to isolation.” Friday’s events were a major escalation of the Catalan crisis.
EU-Kommissionspräsident Jean-Claude Juncker hat sich pessimistisch zu den aktuellen Krisen in der EU geäussert. Vor Studenten in Luxemburg lehnte er die Unabhängigkeit Kataloniens wie auch eine EU-Vermittlung ab. Er sei sehr besorgt über die Lage. “Uns erreichen Appelle feierlichster Art aus allen Teilen der Welt, Juncker soll vermitteln. Tut er nicht. Tut er nicht, weil dann die Kommission oder Präsident Tusk oder der Europäische Rat sich in Bewegung setzen würden.
As the city of Charleston held its first worship service on Sunday after a racially motivated shooter killed nine people there last week, much of the debate in the US has focused on race tensions – and over whether the Confederate flag should keep flying in front of South Carolina’s state capitol. There is one aspect of the massacre, though, that is barely talked about in public: the nation’s gun laws.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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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
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Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
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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
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Use parentheses to separate multiple
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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".