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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MSNBC on Archie Bunker: Racist Character Still Resonates in Immigration Debate

According to a MSNBC host, the racist outbursts of the '70s character Archie Bunker can be felt in opposition to the President's amnesty plan. Ninety two year-old producer Norman Lear appeared on ...
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MSNBC Helps Obama Distance Himself: President 'Slams Gruber'

Now that even the networks have grudgingly covered Jonathan Gruber's repeated attacks on the "stupidity" of American voters, MSNBC on Monday touted the President's efforts to distance himself. An ...
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Chuck Todd's Blunders: Liberal Host Kept Imagining Democratic Wins in 2014

When it comes to political prognosticating, Chuck Todd in 2014 erred repeatedly as he imagined Democratic victories and Republican missteps with conservative legislation. On August 1, ...
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ABC and NBC Again Skip Gruber; CBS Allows a Scant 13 Seconds

The blackout of Jonathan Gruber and his ObamaCare deceptions continued on ABC and NBC, Friday morning. CBS allowed a scant 13 seconds to the highly embarrassing videos of the health care law ...
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NBC Pretends Keystone Vote Isn't a Political Favor for a Desperate Democrat

All three networks on Thursday covered the abrupt reversal of the United States Senate on the Keystone XL Pipeline. In the wake of the devastating midterm losses last week, Democrats are allowing ...
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Networks Excited By 'Landmark,' 'Major,' 'Big' Climate Deal

All three networks on Wednesday offered excited descriptions about a global warming deal struck with China by the Obama administration. According to Good Morning America's Jim Avila, the ...
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Nets Cheered ObamaCare 'Sign-Up Surge,' But Bury New, Low Numbers

In March, all three networks heralded a "sign-up" surge in ObamaCare numbers ahead of a deadline. Yet, when the administration announced on Monday that the number of people who enroll in the ...
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ABC Hypes 'Explosive' Claim That Jesus Was Married With Kids

The journalists at ABC News get very excited whenever a new book attempts to undermine Christianity. On Monday, the reporters at Good Morning America hyped "shocking new claims" that Jesus Christ ...
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Nets Predicted Republican Doom With Hispanics, Yawn at GOP Surge

For years, liberal journalists have been predicting Republican doom with Hispanics, declaring that rage from the growing ethnic population would result in a permanent GOP minority. NBC's Matt ...
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ABC Dismisses Conservative Joni Ernst's Ad as 'Downright Bizarre'

Covering the midterms on election night, Nightline anchor Dan Harris huffed that Senator-elect Joni Ernst's 2014 campaign commercial was "downright bizarre." As the returns rolled in and it became ...
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ABC Spins Obama as 'Taking His Medicine' on Midterms

The journalists at Good Morning America on Thursday spun Barack Obama's post-midterm press conference as "taking his medicine," hyping a jokey response by the President about having a drink with ...
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Flashback: Journalists Predicted Midterms Would Be a GOP 'Referendum'

Now that a Republican wave in the midterm elections has resulted in a GOP Senate, big gains in the House and shocking wins in governors races across the country, it's important to look back on the ...
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Andrea Mitchell Slams 'Scary,' 'Non-Factual' GOP Ads

Appearing on MSNBC, Tuesday night, for election returns, anchor Andrea Mitchell angrily denounced Republican ads on Ebola as "scary" and "non-factual." Hardball host Chris Matthews lamented that ...
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Denial: Tom Brokaw Claims No 'Big, Ideological' Win for GOP

Despite the Republicans dramatically retaking the Senate, increasing their majority in the House and upping the number of GOP governors, veteran NBC journalist Tom Brokaw on Tuesday night ...
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MSNBC Pre-Spins Midterm Disaster: Dems Didn't Tout Obama's Successes

The liberals on MSNBC have already begun to pre-spin the reasons behind a possible Democratic disaster in Tuesday's midterms: It's because the party didn't tout Barack Obama's "accomplishments." ...
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ABC to Offer Six Hours of Midterm Coverage...on the Internet

Considering that ABC's World News Tonight failed to cover the midterm elections from September 1 to October 26, one might think the network isn't interested in a possible Republican wave. ABC ...
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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 ...