All her adult life, novelist Crystal Wilkinson has “take[n] the back roads.” She grew up on Indian Creek, in Casey Co., Kentucky. “I’m from these hills,” she says. So when she had to drive nearly four hours home to Lexington, Ky., from a reading she gave at Ohio University, in Athens, she took the slow route. It was dusk, on Nov. 5, 2015, or nearly five months after Donald Trump had announced his candidacy. The Republican candidate had already held 22 rallies in 14 states.
Gustavo Arellano was checking the torrent of gloating e-mails on his laptop while commenting on the signature dishes of Michoacan, Mexico, on the menu. One message read, "Now you cockroaches can go back to cleaning toilets," referring to the fate of millions of Mexicans nationwide after Congress last week scuttled what might have been the biggest change to immigration laws in two decades. "And that was the nicest one," Arellano said. Then he recommended carnitas, the roast pork.
ATLANTA — A business major at Clark Atlanta University, Delaina Mims said she spends at least eight hours a day at the Robert W. Woodruff Library. “It’s a good space and it’s better than being by yourself,” said Mims, who had just met up with three of her friends near the library’s outdoor promenade, which students call “Club Woody” because students sometimes play music there at night.
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".