Scott Whitlock

Senior News Analyst

Scott Whitlock is the senior news analyst for the Media Research Center and a contributing editor for NewsBusters.org. You can read his NewsBusters blogs here. Scott's blogs have been featured on the Drudge Report and in the Washington Times (see example here). He's also appeared on radio programs such as the Lars Larson Show to discuss MRC blogs and studies.

Scott lives in Northern Virginia and can be contacted at SWhitlock@mediaresearch.org. You can also follow Scott on Twitter.


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ABC: Chris Christie 'Lashes Out' While Hillary Shows 'Softer Side'

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Thursday couldn't help but contrast Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as "lashing out" vs. the "softer side." Featuring the two possible 2016 contenders, George ...
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CBS Spins Pope on Evolution as Science Vs. 'Conservatives'

The journalists at CBS This Morning on Wednesday weighed in on the Pope's comments about the Big Bang theory and evolution, spinning them as a battle between science and "conservatives." Reporter ...
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Flummoxed Charlie Rose on Midterm Anger: 'Why Is It They Don't Like' Obama?

The CBS This Morning crew on Tuesday alternated between confusion as to why Barack Obama may be driving Republicans to a big midterm victory and strident declarations that the GOP would have no ...
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CBS Continues Pot Push, Focuses on Marijuana 'Miracle'

Throughout 2014, CBS This Morning has veered between stories happily hyping the benefits of marijuana and reports on its danger. While the segments seesaw back and forth, the network doesn't seem ...
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NYT Skips 'Liberal' Label as Hillary Is Hit from the Left on Immigration

Despite nearly 1400 words of space, New York Times writer Amy Chozick on Monday never used the "liberal" label in a story on possible 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton being hit from the ...
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Far-Left Celebrity Russell Brand Is 'Open' to 9/11 Trutherism

Liberal celebrity Russell Brand on Thursday announced he's "open" to the idea that the United States government may have been behind the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks. Talking to a ...
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Andrea Mitchell Frets: Will Canada 'Discriminate' Like U.S. After 9/11?

Talking to a Canadian member of Parliament on Thursday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell wondered about the threat of bigotry in that country's reaction to a terrorist shooting. Comparing Canada to ...
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NBC Skips Harsh Report on Violent Illegals, Makes Time for Horror Films

ABC and NBC on Thursday ignored a shocking new report from USA Today that the Obama administration has covered up the release of illegals involved with rapes and murders. Only CBS This Morning ...
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Rosie O'Donnell Uses Canadian Terror Attack to Push Gun Control

Liberal View co-host (and 9/11 truther) Rosie O'Donnell wasted no time on Thursday in taking the shooting in Canada and spinning it into a plea for gun control in America. The comedienne cited a ...
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Nets Yawn at Midterms, But 'Love' 'Cute' Story of Obama Teasing a Voter

With the Democrats facing bad news in the coming midterms, the networks have largely been ignoring the possible electoral wave. Yet, NBC and CBS couldn't resist the "cute" story of ...
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As Lewinsky Returns, ABC and CBS Gloss Over Clinton Culpability

All three networks on Tuesday hyped the return of Monica Lewinsky in the form of a speech on Monday, but ABC and CBS mostly glossed over the embarrassing details of Bill Clinton's culpability. ...
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Rosie O'Donnell Endorses: Jimmy Carter Is 'My Favorite President Ever'

View co-host and 9/11 Truther Rosie O'Donnell on Thursday gushed over Jimmy Carter: "He's not just a Democrat. I think he is a man of peace."  O'Donnell, who on Tuesday blamed the creation of ...
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This is ABC: 9/11 Truther Rosie O'Donnell Blames ISIS on U.S.

Conspiracy theorist Rosie O'Donnell on Tuesday repeated her 9/11 truther beliefs and blamed the United States for the creation of the terrorist group ISIS. While discussing foreign policy and the ...
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Midterms: ABC Again Puffs Pop Star Dem, Despite Aiken Trailing Badly

Despite it's superficial tone and disinterest in serious news, Good Morning America on Tuesday profiled liberal congressional candidate Clay Aiken for the third time this year. News reader Amy ...
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Joe Biden Watch: Only CBS Covers the Veep's Latest Gaffe

Joe Biden committed a string of gaffes over the last several days, but they have gone largely unchallenged by disinterested networks. Over the weekend, the Vice President was forced to apologize ...
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MSNBC's Ed Schultz Praises Germany: 'Here's Some Good Socialism!'

Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz could barely contain himself on Thursday as he gushed over Germany's "socialism." The country officially scrapped tuition fees and this sent Schultz into a fit of ...
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Midterms: PBS Devotes Six Minutes to Hyping GOP Divisions

Why would PBS devote over six minutes to a midterm election that appears headed towards a blowout? Perhaps it's because examining the Mississippi Senate race on the PBS NewsHour allows the network ...
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Washington Post Admits Democrats 'Near Panic,' But Downplayed Midterm Struggles

The Washington Post on Wednesday highlighted Democratic campaign e-mails for the 2014 midterms, admitting that liberal politicians are sending out "frantic" warnings about potential losses in the ...
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2014 Midterms: CBS Sees 'Very Conservative,' 'Far Right' Problem in Kansas

Polls and prognosticators suggest a Republican takeover of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections. Yet, the networks continue to offer scant coverage of the various races. The CBS Evening News ...
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Rosie O'Donnell: Penalizing Muslim NFL Player 'Propels Us to War'

According to View co-host and 9/11 truther Rosie O'Donnell, a Muslim NFL player being penalized for praying after a touchdown is the kind of thing that "propels us to war." Talking to the other ...