Laurent Burlet is the director of Rue89Lyon.fr, which he co-founded in 2011. Devoted to investigative journalism with a local impact, Rue89Lyon is an independent news website owned by its journalists. A regional outlet that focuses on Lyon and its surrounding regions, Rue89Lyon covers politics, society, environment, and culture.
A journalist for more than fifteen years, Laurent Burlet is particularly interested in social issues and politics. For three years, he has also been developing a media education program in schools and academic centers.