Solvej Schou

Solvej Schou is a Southern California-based journalist, USC Annenberg School of Journalism graduate school alumna and Barnard College, Columbia University undergraduate alumna with 15 years of professional reporting and writing experience.

Solvej's work, from breaking news stories and features on entertainment, lifestyles, film, television, music, travel and fashion to coverage of finance and politics, has been published nationwide by outlets such as The Associated Press, The New York Times, Yahoo!, Billboard, BBC.com, LA Weekly and Los Angeles Times. A former Associated Press staff writer and Entertainment Weekly, EW.com, senior staff film writer, she has also covered the awards season, including the Oscars, for more than a decade.

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Recent Articles By The Author

Do Low-Income Families Lose With HBO's Sesame Street Deal?

Do Low-Income Families Lose With HBO's Sesame Street Deal?

HBO's deal with Sesame Street is another feather in the cap of Time Warner's premium channel in its battle with Netflix. But is it good for those unable to subscribe?

Trump Fight With Megyn Kelly is Big Win for Fox News

Trump Fight With Megyn Kelly is Big Win for Fox News

Fox News is getting a boost from host Megyn Kelly's spat with Donald Trump, and in the process boosting the Murdoch's 21st Century Fox.

Fox Turns Lonely Eyes to Donald Trump to Lift Plummeting Stock Price

Fox Turns Lonely Eyes to Donald Trump to Lift Plummeting Stock Price

Fox is hoping a well-watched GOP presidential debate can fuel a rebound in the company's slumping stock.

TLC Series 'I Am Jazz' Sets Precedent for Future Transgender TV Programming

TLC Series 'I Am Jazz' Sets Precedent for Future Transgender TV Programming

Long before Caitlyn Jenner was introduced in a media blitz, there was Jazz Jennings -- a smart, beautiful, wide-smiling transgender girl from Florida.

Country Music Artists Are Protesting Confederate Flag Despite Industry Reluctance

Country Music Artists Are Protesting Confederate Flag Despite Industry Reluctance

Amid general silence in the country-music industry when it comes to the Confederate flag, more artists are protesting the symbol.

Bill Cosby’s Sex and Drugs Indicate How Much Media Has Changed

Bill Cosby’s Sex and Drugs Indicate How Much Media Has Changed

Bill Cosby’s testimony that he acquired quaaludes to give to women with whom he wanted to have sex underscores the media's more aggressive approach to covering celebrity misdeeds.

Ex-Disney CEO Eisner Ridiculously Clueless About Women, Humor, Beauty

Ex-Disney CEO Eisner Ridiculously Clueless About Women, Humor, Beauty

Former Disney Chief Michael Eisner clueless commenting that a woman who is funny and beautiful is 'impossible to find'

Donald Trump Strikes Back at Univision to Broadcast Miss USA Pageant

Donald Trump Strikes Back at Univision to Broadcast Miss USA Pageant

Donald Trump has filed a $500 million lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court against Univision, claiming that it's required to broadcast the Miss USA pageant.

Donald Trump Loses More Business as Mexico's Televisa Cuts Ties

Donald Trump Loses More Business as Mexico's Televisa Cuts Ties

The Spanish language media giant Grupo Televisa is outraged by inflammatory comments Donald Trump made about Latin American migrants, particularly Mexicans.

Starz Is Finally Shining as the Pay-TV Network Gathers Hits

Starz Is Finally Shining as the Pay-TV Network Gathers Hits

Long in third place behind HBO and Showtime, Starz is reeling off hits and acquiring more original programming as its share price climbs.