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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Ed Schultz Examines Why Heartless Republicans 'Claim to be Christians' But Are 'Mean' to the Poor

Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Wednesday examined a viewer question as to why heartless Republicans "claim to be Christians" while, at the same time, being "mean" to the poor. The Ed Show host ...
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CBS Thrills Over Liberal Heckler Who Mocked Christie: 'She Sounded Like a Reporter!'

According to the hosts of CBS This Morning, an angry, liberal heckler fits the definition of "a reporter." The journalists on Wednesday played footage of a protester sparring with Chris Christie ...
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CBS Highlights Liberal Discomfort Over 'Sketchy' Indictment of Perry

After deluging Americans with two days of heavy coverage of Rick Perry's indictment, the network morning shows on Tuesday eased up. Only CBS This Morning offered a story on the Republican's ...
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In Two Days, Networks Devote 25 Minutes to Rick Perry's Indictment

In just two days, the three network morning and evening shows deluged viewers with over 25 minutes of coverage (17 stories) on the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry. These programs made sure ...
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Chicago's Little League Team Alerts GMA to Violence in Rahm Emanuel's Bloody Chicago

Good Morning America has a history of ignoring the spasms of bloody violence that rock Rahm Emanuel's Chicago. The city's little league baseball team prompted ABC to mention the problem. ...
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Skeptical CBS Interrogates: Is Rick Perry 'Using' Border Crisis for 2016?

The journalists at the CBS Evening News on Wednesday investigated whether Rick Perry is "using" the immigration crisis to increase his profile for a 2016 White House bid. Talking to the mayor of ...
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Hopeful MSNBC Anchor: Will Hillary's Attack on Obama Attract GOP Support for 2016?

Liberals are shifting their focus from the unpopular Barack Obama to Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 bid and even MSNBC's getting into the act. Hardball guest host Steve Kornacki on Tuesday ...
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GMA Devotes More Time to 2015 'Star Wars' Movie Than to Iraq

What's more important? The ongoing slaughter of refugees in a rapidly deteriorating Iraq or the December 2015 Star Wars film? According to  the journalists at Good Morning America, the answer ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Heartbreaking Video of Iraqis Desperately Escaping ISIS Terror

Only CBS This Morning on Tuesday bothered to cover the heartbreaking video of Iraqi refugees rushing a helicopter in a desperate attempt to escape the violence of the terrorist group ISIS. NBC's ...
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New 'View' Host Rosie O’Donnell Just Doubled Down on Her 9/11 Truther Conspiracy Beliefs

Rosie O’Donnell, the past and future co-host of The View, on Friday reaffirmed her support of the 9/11 truther conspiracy theory. When asked by this writer if she continues to reject the idea that ...
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Networks Avoid Scandal-Plagued Democratic Senator Exiting the Race

During their Thursday evening and Friday morning newscasts, ABC, CBS and NBC all failed to report news that a scandal-plagued Democratic U.S. Senator from Montana dropped his campaign for a full ...
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MSNBC Fawns Over Liberal Author Who Pines for the '70s With 'Real Nostalgia,' Denounces Reagan

MSNBC's Cycle hosts on Thursday brought on liberal author Rick Perlstein to pine for the greatness that was the 1970s. Perlstein appeared to promote his new book on the '70s and the transition ...
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ABC Yawns as Jon Karl Grills Obama: Are You an 'Imperial President?'

ABC journalist Jon Karl dared to push Barack Obama on his use of executive power, demanding to know if the commander-in-chief is an "imperial president." But Karl's own network ignored the ...
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Shock: Author of Harsh Expose on 'Nasty' Hillary Clinton Appears on MSNBC

The author of a harsh expose on "nasty" Hillary Clinton actually appeared on MSNBC, Wednesday, and made his charges against the Democrat. The Cycle hosts grilled Ronald Kessler about his claim ...
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Carl Bernstein Gushes Over Dan Rather and His 'Brilliant' Response to Nixon

One liberal journalist praised another liberal journalist on Monday's CNN Tonight. Former Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein appeared along with Dan Rather to discuss the 40th anniversary of ...
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Ed Schultz, Who Sneered at 'Bastard,' 'Slut' Conservatives, Now Decries 'Vile' Glenn Beck

Considering that Ed Schultz has been forced to apologize for calling Laura Ingraham a "slut" and for deceptively editing Rick Perry, one might think he would accept the apology of others who ...
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CBS's Gayle King: Unless Illegal Immigrants Are Doing Something 'Illegal,' Leave Them Alone

According to CBS This Morning host Gayle King on Monday, unless an illegal alien is doing something "illegal," Americans should leave him or her alone. Mike Hogan from Vanity Fair appeared on the ...
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From 2009 to 2014, Networks Have Saluted Obama on His Special Day: 'Happy Birthday, Mr. President'

From 2009 to 2014, every year of Barack Obama's presidency, the networks have observed his birthday, often wishing him a special day. A graphic for CBS This Morning on Monday touted, "Happy ...
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Ex-Bill Clinton Aide George Stephanopoulos Spins for His Old Boss on Bin Laden

Former Bill Clinton operative turned Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos on Friday spun for his ex-boss in the wake of newly released audio about Osama bin Laden. In the recording from ...
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ABC's Harris Falsely Hits Sarah Palin as the 'Woman Who Says She Can See Russia from Her House'

Nightline co-anchor Dan Harris on Monday night mocked Sarah Palin for her new internet channel and falsely identified the conservative as "the woman who says she can see Russia from her house." ...