The Critics’ Choice Awards were held last night, and the event was full of great moments. To start, James Franco wasn’t there. Despite being nominated for Best Actor, he skipped the night for obvious reasons. The focus on the entertainment industry’s sexual harassment problem didn’t end at the Golden Globes. (Although I do wonder if the stars onstage know the degree to which harassment plagues the critical community as well.)
After Donald Trump reportedly made ignorant-ass racist comments about not wanting immigrants from “shithole countries”–specifically Haiti and African countries–people from those places have some words for him. They’ve been sharing their stories and their accomplishments on Twitter. (via BuzzFeed)Oh, and please let’s not forget:What did you all see out there this Friday, pups? Want more stories like this? Become a subscriber and support the site!
Following Lady Bird’s Golden Globes win, director Greta Gerwig was asked by a reporter about her previous work with Woody Allen. She answered that she hadn’t really had time to think about it (in four years), but later released a more thoughtful statement, saying “If I had known then what I know now, I would not have acted in the film. I have not worked for him again, and I will not work for him again.
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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)
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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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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".