A porn site for women recently hailed as "changing how we view sex" has come under fire from sex workers for allegedly hosting stolen content. It has since taken down its whole video section. Montreal-based site Bellesa describes itself as a "platform on which women are empowered to celebrate their sexuality."
My friend Pip has been on a lucky streak for the last six years. She hasn't paid to go a music festival for almost half a decade, and last year she went on a free wine-tasting tour for two around France. She took her family skiing in the Alps—spa and ski passes included—and spent New Year's Eve in Australia, because she'd been flown out to Sydney by MTV. She isn't a celebrity or an influencer. She doesn't even have a thousand followers on Instagram (sorry, Pip).
When Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" during the final presidential debate, the insult quickly morphed into a rallying cry for Clinton's camp. Less than a year later, it's tempting to look back on that moment as a relic of a better time; you know, when we weren't worried about the president taking the US into nuclear war with North Korea. As a slogan, "Nasty Woman" took off in a fever: There are Nasty Women-inspired t-shirts, tote bags, and Scandal monologues.
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".