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.


Author Articles

George Stephanopoulos Parrots Democratic Talking Points on New GOP Pledge: They're 'Repealing Health Care'

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday offered up Democratic talking points as he discussed a new set of Republican promises, should the GOP win Congress. The skeptical host ...

ABC's Dan Harris Dismisses Tea Party, Hints: 'Complacency' Is the Big Risk for 'Gleeful' Democrats

ABC's Dan Harris on Saturday offered some odd spin in the debate over the Tea Party. The weekend Good Morning America co-host argued that "complacency" was the big risk for Democrats "gleeful" ...

ABC's Jon Karl Derides Christine O'Donnell's Witchcraft Comments as 'Infamous'

According to Good Morning America's Jon Karl, Christine O'Donnell's 1999 comments about dabbling in witchcraft are "infamous." The ABC political correspondent used the strong language, Wednesday, ...

Activist and Anchor Contessa Brewer Warns of 'Consequences' for Opposing Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal

MSNBC anchor and gay rights activist Contessa Brewer on Tuesday warned of "consequences" for senators who oppose repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military. In the 12pm hour, she ...

George Stephanopoulos Strategizes with Old Boss Bill Clinton: How Can Obama Regain His 'Gut Connection?'

Interviewing Bill Clinton for Tuesday's Good Morning America, George Stephanopoulos' nine minute segment mostly amounted to a strategy session that was devoid of tough questions. Stephanopoulos ...

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts Hypes Pro-gay Rights Lady Gaga as the 'Joan Baez of Her Time'

MSNBC News Live host Thomas Roberts on Monday pleaded with his Twitter followers to help get Lady Gaga on his program, at one point hyping the pro-gay rights singer as the "Joan Baez of her time."

ABC Touts O'Donnell's Witchcraft Comments: Will Remarks Continue to 'Haunt' Candidate?

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Monday asserted that the White House wants to "deliver" the message that the Tea Party is too extreme. He then highlighted 11-year-old comments, ...

Christiane Amanpour Gushes to Hillary: Was Daughter's Wedding as Tough as Peace in the Middle East?

This Week anchor Christiane Amanpour appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America and offered a softball question to Hillary Clinton about her daughter's wedding. After discussing Middle East ...

Harsh Attacks Against Christine O'Donnell Continue on ABC: Carville Slams 'Deadbeat' Nominee

For the second day in a row, Good Morning America featured degrading descriptions of Delaware senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell. Democratic strategist James Carville appeared on Thursday's ...

George Stephanopoulos Touts Attacks By O'Donnell Opponents: She's a 'Nutty,' 'Mentally Unhinged' 'Liar'

Liberal journalists don't usually highlight Karl Rove as an authoritative voice, but that's what George Stephanopoulos did on Wednesday's Good Morning America. Interviewing senatorial nominee ...

ABC's Crystal Ball: Defeat of 'Mainstream' Castle 'Eliminates' GOP Chances for Winning Senate

Good Morning America's Juju Chang switched into prognostication mode on Wednesday and proclaimed that, along with other Tea Party wins, Christine O'Donnell's upset victory in Delaware "pretty much ...

George Stephanopoulos: Should Threat of Koran Burning Make Us Rethink First Amendment?

George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday wondered if a Florida pastor's threat to burn a Koran could "change" and "challenge" the meaning of the First Amendment. Talking to Stephen Breyer, he speculated, ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos: Will GOP Landslide Be a 'Blessing in Disguise' for Obama?

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday tried to find the upside to a possible Democratic landslide in November. Talking to Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, he wondered if major ...

Wash Post's Anne Kornblut: Why, Despite Obama's Efforts, Is There So Much Anti-Muslim 'Resentment?'

Washington Post staff writer Anne Kornblut used her question at a White House press conference on Friday to worry that, despite Barack Obama making it a "priority," anti-Muslim "suspicion" still ...

ABC Donates 16 Minutes to Obama; George Stephanopoulos Sympathizes: Does Pastor Make You Feel 'Helpless?'

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday trumpeted his exclusive interview with Barack Obama and rewarded the President with 16 minutes of air time, just as the midterm election ...

George Stephanopoulos Derides John Boehner's 'Deep Tan,' Wonders If He Will 'Overcome' It

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday quizzed House Minority Leader John Boehner about his tan, dismissing, "...I have to note that if you do win and you do become Speaker, you ...

ABC's Dan Harris Links Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin to Anti-Muslim 'Anger,' Violence

Good Morning America's Dan Harris on Monday slipped in an aside about Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck that seemed to link the two conservatives to both violence against Muslims and a Florida minister's ...

ABC Distorts the Words of Glenn Beck, Highlights Voices Who Attack 'KKK' Tea Partiers

Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Friday launched a pre-emptive one-sided attack on Glenn Beck's August 28 rally in Washington D.C., including selectively editing clips from the ...

ABC, CBS: Did 'Heightened Fear and Prejudice' of Ground Zero Mosque Prompt NYC Violence?

ABC's Good Morning America and CBS's Early Show on Thursday both speculated as to whether the stabbing of a New York City cabbie was prompted by a climate of anti-Islamic anger. At the same time, ...

ABC's David Muir: Could Gay White House Staffer Have Dissuaded Bush on Marriage Amendment?

Good Morning America's David Muir on Thursday used the announcement that Republican operative Ken Mehlman is gay to push the GOP towards rethinking its stance on marriage. Talking to former George ...