CHARLOTTE, NC — Wednesday marks one year since the deadly officer-involved shooting of Keith Scott. The Police Foundation’s review of CMPD’s response to the protests and riots that followed found the department did act appropriately. It also gave 35 recommendations for improving police-community relations. WCCB sat down with Chief Kerr Putney today to talk about his department’s progress over the past year. “We’ve got work to do,” says Putney.
CHARLOTTE, NC — A powder keg ready to blow. All it took was something to light the fuse. The anger and frustration that led to protests and riots in Uptown after the Keith Scott shooting had been simmering, beneath Charlotte’s surface, for years. As the city approaches the one-year anniversary, the discussions on race, equality and opportunity in Charlotte continue. “You’ve got to be able to talk about things, but it can’t stop there,” says James Ford with the Leading On Opportunity Council.
CHARLOTTE, NC — Hurricanes are not something we worry about often in Charlotte. But memories of Hurricane Hugo still linger, 28 years after that storm devastated the city. Residents are taking the threat of Hurricane Irma seriously, preparing early for what could come. “We were without power for about four weeks,” says West Charlotte resident Sheryl Porter. “About a month.”Porter remembers Hurricane Hugo. She rode out the storm with her family; struggling through the aftermath like so many others.
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 Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
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".