Universität Zürich

IKMZ - Department of Communication and Media Research

Media Change & Innovation Division

Andreasstrasse 15
CH-8050 Zurich
Phone +41 (0)44 635 20 92
Fax +41 (0)44 634 49 34



    Viviane Aubert, lic. phil., and Lena Korinth, cand. M.A, joined the Media Change & Innovation Division at the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research (IPMZ) as Research and Teaching Associates in May 2012, and Joscha Gewinner, Dipl.-Oek. as Research Assistant in the SNF project Algorithmic Selection in the Internet.


    Katharina Hollnbuchner joined the Media Change & Innovation Division of the IPMZ as Research and Teaching Associate in February 2012. As of May she will hold a doctoral position in the SNF project „Algorithmic Selection in the Internet“. Her research centers on the relationship between media and politics, with a special emphasis on media governance, and regulatory aspects of algorithmic selections on the Internet.


    We are pleased to announce that William J. Drake has joined the Media Change and Innovation Division of the Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research at the University of Zurich as its first International Fellow. Bill also has been teaching in the division since the Autumn 2010 term. Previously he has worked in academia, a foreign policy think tank, a civil society organization, and as a consultant. His work focuses on various aspects of global communications and information policy and the impact of the information revolution on world politics. His biography and publications can be accessed under People on this website.


    Sulkhan Metreveli joined the Division on Media Change & Innovation of IPMZ, University of Zurich, on April 1, 2011. His post is that of Research and Teaching Associate. Before this, he worked at the KOF Swiss Economic Institute of the Swiss Federal School of Technology, Zurich.

    The main focus of Sulkhan Metreveli’s research is computer-assisted social media analysis, news effects, media economy, media change and political communication.