How To Tell Stories: A Beginner’s Guide For Open Source Researchers (Bellingcat)

Bellingcat: How To Tell Stories: A Beginner’s Guide For Open Source Researchers. “Open source research begins by pulling on a thread. As individual threads begin to unravel, keeping the narrative as clear, informative, and as readable as possible is the only way to make sure your work makes an impact. I’ll be using our latest investigation into the people responsible for the downing of Flight MH17 as a tool to help you understand this process better.”

Quartz: Storytellers make the most influential scientific researchers

Quartz: Storytellers make the most influential scientific researchers. “The vast majority of climate science research published goes unnoticed and is rarely if ever cited, leaving gaps in our shared knowledge. But researchers who tell a good tale, using narrative elements rather than expository writing, prove an exception to this rule and are more influential as a result, according to a study led by ecologist and lawyer Ryan Kelley of the University of Washington College of the Environment, published on Dec. 15 in Plos One.”