Colin Porlezza


Colin Porlezza was born August 12, 1978, in Zürich, Switzerland. A research assistant for the Communication Sciences faculty at the Università della Svizzera italiana, Colin is a regular collaborator of the European Journalism Observatory.  Additionally, he heads the Journalism Studies branch of the Swiss Association of Communication and Media Research and works as a freelancer for the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and other German-language media. Presently, Colin is working on  his dissertation entitled,  “Bridges over the Chinese Wall – Newsrooms and the Focus on Economic and Journalistic Interests.” His research interests are concentrated on the various relationships among  journalism, advertising, public relations, media economy and jouranlistic quality management.

+41 (0) 58 666 4678        colin.porlezza@usi.ch