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Heather Bryant

Founder, Facet


United States

Heather Bryant is the founder and director of Facet, an open source infrastructure project that supports newsroom collaboration with tools to manage the logistics of creating, editing and distributing collaborative content, managing projects, facilitating collaborative relationships and sharing the best practices of collaborative journalism. As a 2016-2017 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford, she researched how to make collaboration more effective, equitable and inclusive. Her work is now branching into public facing and community inclusive collaborations facilitating the participation of the public in editorial conversations. Bryant worked with the Membership Puzzle Project studying how newsrooms can create responsive and inclusive dynamics with low and no income audiences. She also writes about the intersection of class, poverty, technology and journalism ethics.