Molly McCluskey

Molly McCluskey

Independent Multimedia Journalist

Journalist for @TheAtlantic, @AJEnglish, @WashingtonPost, @USNews etc. Occasional podcaster. Former EU and D.C. correspondent.

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The Washington Diplomat

‘Flora of the National Parks’ Connects People with Plants

On any given day, whether it’s snowy or sunny outside, the U.S. Botanic Garden on the National Mall is a haven from the rigors of urban life. Now, a new exhibit in partnership with the National Park Service allows visitors to leave the city behind and step into an oasis filled with some of the most stunning natural wonders the United States has to offer.

The Washington Diplomat

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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The Washington Diplomat

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.

The Washington Diplomat

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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The Washington Diplomat

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.

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The Washington Diplomat

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

The Washington Diplomat

Northern Ireland Punches Above Its Weight in Digital Diplomacy

When riots erupted in Belfast during the annual Twelfth parades in July 2013, the Northern Ireland Bureau found itself in the midst of a conundrum: how could it remain politically neutral, while countering the damage that the images could have not only on Northern Ireland’s ongoing and sometimes fragile peace process, but on efforts to establish it as a safe place for both investors and tourists?

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The Washington Diplomat

Estonia’s E-Residency: Newest Digital Must-Have?

Like many countries working with foreign investors, Estonia has long faced the challenge of making the process as seamless as possible. The small Baltic country, known as the “tech capital of Europe,” boasts a strong domestic digital architecture that was, until recently, limited to its residents.

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The Washington Diplomat

New Book on Digital Diplomacy Offers Cautionary Tech Tales

The Washington Diplomat

The Washington Diplomat

Roadblocks, Speculation Line Path to EU Membership

Roadblocks, Speculation Line Path to EU Membership. By Molly McCluskey. Uploaded on December 20, 2013. E-mail · Print · Share This Page. Increase Text  ......

The Washington Diplomat

Post-EU Croatia Experiences Growing Pains, and Compromise

Post-EU Croatia Experiences Growing Pains, and Compromise. By Molly McCluskey. Uploaded on November 3, 2013. E-mail · Print · Share This Page. Increase ......

The Washington Diplomat

Philippine Embassy Reaches Diaspora Via Innovative App

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The Washington Diplomat

Eco-Friendly Finnish Embassy Goes Green — and Platinum

The Washington Diplomat

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The Washington Diplomat

Kennedy Center Spotlights Spanish- and Portuguese-Speaking Worlds

The Washington Diplomat

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The Washington Diplomat

Local Arts Venues Home to International Performances