Electronic Press Kit

Alex Fink

Alex Fink

- Founder & CEO of the Otherweb
- Tech Executive & Silicon Valley Expat

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BIO

Alex Fink is a Tech Executive, Silicon Valley Expat, and the Founder and CEO of the Otherweb, a Public Benefit Corporation that uses AI to help people read news and commentary, listen to podcasts and search the web without paywalls, clickbait, ads, autoplaying videos, affiliate links, or any other junk. The Otherweb is available as an app (ios and android), a website, a newsletter, or a standalone browser extension.

ABOUT OTHERWEB

“A new platform for people who care about what they put into their brain. A smarter way to be informed.”

The Otherweb is a free (& ad free) news aggregator app for android and IOS that uses artificial intelligence to analyze online content, sort items by topic, separate news vs opinion, summarize news stories, and filter out junk (like ads, propaganda, and clickbait).

Otherweb then creates a “nutrition label” for content, just as the FDA requires a nutrition label for packaged food products. Readers can use these scores to customize their feeds, which results in higher-quality articles (that match the users’ stated preferences.) Users are left with a customizable feed of pure, pristine information.  

OtherWeb’s mission is to improve the quality of information at every stage of its lifecycle – creation, distribution, consumption and monetization. It views the quality of information that people consume as the most important input to people’s ability to make good decisions and act rationally. 

For more information visit: Otherweb.com.

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INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
TOPICS, & STORY ANGLES


STORY ANGLES (Ideas for Interviews & Articles)

  • How People Can Use a Nutrition Label for News Content
  • Are You “Fake News’ Savvy?  3 Ways to Spot “Fake News” Articles Online
  • The Information Ecosystem: What It Is & Why It’s Broken
  • Quality vs. Clicks: How the Information Ecosystem Evolved Over Time
  • Digital Natives vs. Digital Immigrants: A Generational Divide: What Digital Novices Need to Know
  • How Media Creators Can Use AI to Improve their Content Quality
  • Artificial Intelligence: Helpful or Harmful for “Fake News”?
  • How New Technology is Disrupting Silicon Valley (the Same Way Silicon Valley Disrupted Traditional Media)
  • What People Can Do to Help Bring Quality & Truth Back to the Internet
 
 

SUGGESTED INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

  • Why is it so important to have a balanced digital diet?

  • Why is fake news so prevalent?  (Why are we Constantly Bombarded by Noise, Junk, Spam & Propaganda Online?)

  • What are some tips to have healthier screen habits?

  • How can people use a “Nutrition Label” for news content?

  • Can a computer tell the difference between truth and fiction?

  • What will happen if we don’t repair the information ecosystem?

IN THE PRESS

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Arden Izzo

Media Relations Manager

Alex Fink is available for interviews and commentary on any related subject.

Please contact: Arden@farrowcommunications.com