Molly McCluskey

Molly McCluskey

Independent Multimedia Journalist

Independent journalist for @AJEnglish, @USNews, @BeaconReader, @MiddleEastEye & others. Board, @PressClubDC.

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As America’s National Parks Turn 100, Social Media Helps Visitors Unplug

When many people think of America’s national parks, they think of the battlefields and monuments of the east, or the majestic landscapes of the west. But walk through Dupont Circle in downtown D.C. and you’re strolling on national park land. And with more than 400 units of the National Park Service, the government agency is taking to social media to connect with, entice and educate visitors on its vast natural, historical and cultural resources.

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Rezaian’s release greeted with celebration among Washington press

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian and his wife fellow journalist Yeganeh Salehi were released on Sunday and en route to the US

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The Mighty Challenges Of Tiny Houses

For all the growing awareness of the possibilities and benefits of small house living, and people interested in creating and living in a tiny home of their own, surprisingly little progress has been made in ushering tiny house living into the mainstream American housing market.

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Two New Apps Offer Tools For Journalists in Conflict Areas

Several years ago, on a month-long journey through Indonesia, I got into what I thought was a taxi. After three hours driving in the wrong direction, with a driver who answered my questions simply with a yes or a no, I had the very real, very frightening thought: No one knows where I am.

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Middle East-related visa waiver restrictions in US bill hurt travel, access and relations | Middle East Eye

The bill restricts access to the visa waiver for anyone who has traveled to Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, and other 'countries of concern' since March 2011

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In the restoration of Moroccan Jewish cemeteries, interfaith calls for ...

Event marking restoration of 167 Jewish graveyards in Morocco also marks need for respect, tolerance, and appreciation of all religions

LinkedIn Disengages From Diplomats in Digital Sphere

Despite reportedly having over 350 million users, the platform has become known as the place where people you don’t know endorse you for skills you don’t have.

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Digital Diplomacy Coalition Comes of Age, Goes Global

A few short years after the Digital Diplomacy Coalition (DDC) was formed in Washington as a local, informal group for diplomats to share best practices in social media, it has become a global player in the digital diplomacy field. article

With New Ambassador at Helm, Swiss Embassy Ups Its Digital Game

Each new ambassador brings his or her own experience, style and message, which carry across both public and private channels, and the transition allows an embassy to change direction or up its game

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Northern Ireland: Old conflict, new tools - Al Jazeera English

Northern Ireland: Old conflict, new tools - Al Jaze...

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Refugees given a chance to grow their future in US - Al Jazeera ...

Refugees given a chance to grow their future in US ...

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Estonia redefines national security in a digital age - Al Jazeera English

Estonia redefines national security in a digital ag...

For Europe’s Youth, Identity Transcends Borders and Politics

For Europe’s Youth, Identity Transcends Borders and...

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Switzerland bucks EU youth unemployment trend

Country's youth apprenticeship programme is credited with one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe.

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'The Troubles' belie Northern Ireland success - Features - Al Jazeera English

'The Troubles' belie Northern Ireland success - ...