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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, NBC Push a St. Patrick’s Day ‘Controversy Hanging Over’ Gays Not Marching in Parades

St. Patrick’s Day may be a time of revelry and fun, but that didn’t stop ABC and NBC from hitting New York’s parade as anti-gay. Today co-host Natalie Morales on Monday lectured, “And today is St. ...
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A Furious Chris Matthews Calls on Dems to 'Scare,' 'Anger' Liberal Base: 'Time to Attack'

A clearly worried Chris Matthews attempted to rally the Democratic Party to avoid a midterm massacre, openly suggesting that the party's goals should be "angering" voters with "scary" Republicans. ...
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Ed Schultz Rewrites History to Ignore His Bogus ObamaCare Prediction

Apparently, Ed Schultz doesn't mean it when he says "get your tapes rolling at home." The MSNBC anchor on Wednesday attempted to rewrite his bogus, boastful prediction about ObamaCare. On December ...
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Chris Matthews: Voters May Punish Overly Smart Dems for Their 'Complexity'

Chris Matthews on Thursday morning conceded that Republicans would win the Senate in November. On Wednesday's Hardball, the host lashed out at voters. Speaking of a House special election won by ...
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Uncritical CBS Continues to Gush Over Obama's Fake Interview: 'Bravo to the President!'

The journalists at CBS This Morning on Wednesday swooned over Barack Obama's fake interview with an internet chat show host/actor. Offering almost no criticism of the viral video designed to boost ...
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Nets Uncritically Hype Dem 'All-Nighter' on Climate Change, Mocked Cruz's 'Long-Winded' Protest

ABC, CBS and NBC on Tuesday morning uncritically hyped an extended effort by Senate Democrats as an "all-night marathon" to raise awareness on climate change. Yet, these same networks mocked a ...
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CBS's Norah O'Donnell to Al Franken: 'It's Great to See You in the United States Senate'

CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell on Monday gushed over comedian turned Democratic Senator Al Franken. With no pretense, she told the liberal politician, "...It's great to see you in the ...
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NBC and ABC Skip News That Prisons Will Now Be Enrolling Inmates Under ObamaCare

In a front page story for Monday's New York Times, writer Erica Goode revealed that prisons all across the country are enrolling inmates to ObamaCare. Despite the fact that many media outlets ...
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MSNBC's Chuck Todd Hypes Liberal 'Rising Star,' Promotes 'Mr. Castro Goes to Washington'

MSNBC's Chuck Todd on Friday eagerly promoted "rising star" Joaquin Castro, a Democratic Congressman from Texas. On the same program that he suggested Republicans don't care about minorities, Todd ...
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Luke Russert: Will GOP Nominate Cruz or Paul and Have a 'Barry Goldwater Moment?'

MSNBC journalist Luke Russert on Thursday reported lon the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and dismissed two potential presidential candidates. Russert wondered if the ...
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ABC Frets Over Pro-American Cadillac Ad: 'Arrogant' and Xenophobic?

The journalists at Good Morning America were sufficiently provoked by a new pro-American Cadillac commercial that they devoted a whole segment to wondering if the spot was "arrogant" and ...
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Robin Roberts Fawns Over 'Passionate,' Caring Michelle Obama

Good Morning America's  Robin Roberts has repeatedly been awarded interviews with Michelle and Barack Obama. There's a good reason for this: She doesn't ask tough questions. On Thursday, the ...
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Ed Schultz Caves to Liberals, Officially Flips on Keystone Pipeline: 'I Was Wrong'

Ed Schultz's brief rebellion against liberal orthodoxy is over. The MSNBC anchor in February announced his support for the Keystone oil pipeline, telling his audience to "confront reality." Ever ...
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Only CBS Bothers to Cover Yet Another ObamaCare Delay: Critics Have a 'New Target'

Only CBS This Morning on Wednesday bothered to cover yet another delay of ObamaCare. NBC's Today and ABC's Good Morning America both skipped the news. On Tuesday night, all three networks ignored ...
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An Actual War on Women? ABC and CBS Skip Domestic Violence Claim Against Alan Grayson

Journalists and networks hyped the so-called Republican "war on women" during the 2012 election. But ABC and CBS on Wednesday skipped the claim that liberal Congressman Alan Grayson committed ...
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Ed Schultz Goes from Supporting Keystone to Comparing It to 'Vietnam'

MSNBC viewers in February were treated to a rare sight: An anchor disagreeing with the accepted liberal position on an issue. Ed Schultz publicly came out in support of the Keystone XL oil ...
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Only CBS Exposes 'Outrage' Over Liberal NYC Mayor's 'Attack' on Charter Schools

Of the three networks, only CBS has investigated the "outrage" of Bill de Blasio's "attacks" against charter schools in New York City. CBS This Morning journalist Don Dahler on Tuesday revealed, ...
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ABC Skips Own Poll of Dour News for Dems, Devotes 18 Minutes to 'Dancing With the Stars'

The journalists at World News on Monday and Good Morning America on Tuesday ignored the results of their own poll, a survey finding Democrats in deep trouble for the 2014 midterms. It's not as ...
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Cue Laughter: Ronan Farrow Allows Planned Parenthood President to Tout 'Non-Partisan' Status

Newly minted journalist Ronan Farrow was given the Cronkite Award for Excellence in Exploration and Journalism this week, but he seemed incapable of basic fact checking while interviewing Planned ...
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Clueless Brian Williams: An 'Outrage' That Congress Didn't Rhapsodize Over Comic Seth Rogen

According to NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, It's an "outrage" that members of Congress didn't sit in rapt attention to every word of self-admitted "pothead" Seth Rogen. The comedian and ...