Alex Kotch

Alex Kotch

Co-founder and executive director of the OptOut Media Foundation, investigative journalist, and Ph.D. His reporting has been published by outlets such as The Guardian, The Nation, and Vice.
Nov
22
Facebook Is Replacing Its Human News Editors with AI

Facebook Is Replacing Its Human News Editors with AI

Support human-curated news!
1 min read
Nov
06
Pre-Election Special • Corporate Media Failures • Cuba & Brazil

Pre-Election Special • Corporate Media Failures • Cuba & Brazil

The best of independent media from the independent OptOut news network.
7 min read
Nov
03
Introducing Your New OptOut Climate 🌏 LGBTQ+ 🏳️‍🌈 and New York 🏙️ Editors!

Introducing Your New OptOut Climate 🌏 LGBTQ+ 🏳️‍🌈 and New York 🏙️ Editors!

OptOut is launching new programs focused on these key issues.
6 min read
Oct
30
🗳️ Election Preview ✊ Fighting Conversion Therapy 🎃 Scary Movies!

🗳️ Election Preview ✊ Fighting Conversion Therapy 🎃 Scary Movies!

The best of independent news from the OptOut network.
10 min read
Oct
20
Trust in Media is Near Record Low

Trust in Media is Near Record Low

Help OptOut restore public trust in media.
3 min read
Sep
30
Help Independent Media Compete with the Corporate Giants

Help Independent Media Compete with the Corporate Giants

Join OptOut in fighting for independent news!
2 min read
Sep
25
Human Rights Backsliding • Meet the BIPOC Press • Indigenous Resistance

Human Rights Backsliding • Meet the BIPOC Press • Indigenous Resistance

The best of independent media from the OptOut network.
11 min read
Sep
13
Scientology's Secret Immigrant Workforce • Anti-Trans Witch Hunts • Brazil on Fire

Scientology's Secret Immigrant Workforce • Anti-Trans Witch Hunts • Brazil on Fire

The best of independent media from the OptOut network.
9 min read
Sep
08
For People, Not Profit. Worthy of your support.

For People, Not Profit. Worthy of your support.

We're counting on you to make our goals possible!
5 min read
Sep
05
SPECIAL LABOR DAY EDITION: Workers Around the World Stand Up

SPECIAL LABOR DAY EDITION: Workers Around the World Stand Up

The best of independent media from the OptOut network.
11 min read