Category: Paul Schneider

Television Loves Female Presidents, as Long as They’re Republican

The Atlantic Paul Schneider, College of Communication Croatia has done it. Latvia, the Philippines, South Korea, Switzerland, and Liberia have done it, too. When it comes to electing a female head of state, America still has a way to go, but almost 10 years ago, the short-lived ABC series Commander in Chief introduced the idea to television audiences via a character played by Geena […]

TV networks’ thirst for blood reaches serial-killer proportions

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Paul Schneider, College of Communication I love a good thriller, and read myself to sleep at night with visions by P.D. James, Elizabeth George, Michael Connelly, Stephen Hunter, the Scots and the Swedes dancing in my head… Expert quote: “The tendency to open-ended series concepts is one explanation for the number of shows […]