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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Bob Woodruff's Hard-Hitting Expose of North Korea: New Dictator Likes Michael Jordan

Granted exclusive access to North Korea, Good Morning America's Bob Woodruff informed viewers that the incoming leader, Kim Jong Un, is "said to be a fan of basketball star Michael Jordan."

ABC Links 'Explosive' Paladino Comments on Gays to Brutal Attack in NYC

Good Morning America's hosts on Monday repeatedly linked comments by Carl Paladino to a brutal crime against homosexuals. After playing a clip of the gubernatorial nominee saying he didn't want ...

ABC Promotes Nation Attack on 'American Hypocrite' Lou Dobbs, Skips ID of Lefty Magazine

Good Morning America on Friday promoted an attack piece by the liberal magazine The Nation against Lou Dobbs. In the two segments devoted to whether or not the populist host hired illegal ...

ABC Links Teen Bullying to 'Wedge Issues' Like Gay Marriage

According to ABC's Juju Chang, "wedge issues" like gay marriage can be linked to the bullying of homosexual teens. On Thursday's Good Morning America, the news anchor connected the subject in a ...

George Stephanopoulos Highlights Tea Party Candidates 'Called Too Extreme,' Touts Attacks on Rubio

On Wednesday, Good Morning America co-anchor George Stephanopoulos hosted the Florida Senate debate and on Thursday morning highlighted the attacks against Republican Marco Rubio.

USA Today Frets Over the Possible Loss of (Democratic) Women in Congress

A headline in USA Today on Monday worried, "Elections are likely to trim number of women in Congress." It wasn't until the 15th paragraph of Susan Page's story that the numerous female Republican ...

Combative George Stephanopoulos Pushes Idea That the Tea Party May Be 'Losing Traction'

ABC trumpeted a new poll on Tuesday as proof that conservatives and Republicans could be losing ground in the midterm election. Good Morning America co-host George Stephanopoulos excitedly opened ...

ABC Sanitizes Left Wing Rally, Excludes Communist and Socialist Signs

Good Morning America on Sunday recapped the liberal One Nation rally held on the nation's capital, Saturday, but skipped any mention of the socialist and Communist themed signs seen during the march.

ABC's Jon Karl Highlights 'Admission' That Tea Party Candidate Opposes Minimum Wage

Good Morning America on Monday highlighted the "admission" by Tea Party backed candidate Joe Miller that he opposes the federal minimum wage. Reporter Jon Karl breathlessly related, "In an ...

ABC Spins Whitman Controversy as the 'Story That Won't Go Away,' Airs Fourth Segment in Two Days

Good Morning America on Friday continued to hype the allegations that gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman knowingly employed an illegal alien, airing the fourth segment on the topic in just two ...

ABC Hypes 'Bombshell' 'Rocking' CA Governor's Race, Whitman Risks Looking 'Heartless'

Good Morning America on Thursday devoted nine minutes and three segments to the "bombshell" accusations that are "rocking" the California governor's race. After relating the allegations that ...

CBS, ABC Excited Over Barack Obama's Bid to Recapture His 'Glory Days'

Both ABC and CBS on Wednesday morning played up Barack Obama's attempt to reignite his Democratic base and defeat surging Republicans. Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos labeled the ...

MSNBC's Luke Russert Hypes Russ Feingold as a 'Fiscal Conservative,' Hits Angle for 'Absurd Comments'

MSNBC reporter Luke Russert on Tuesday lauded Democratic Senator Russ Feingold as a "fiscal conservative." During the same segment, he knocked Republican Sharron Angle for making "outlandish, ...

On ABC, Bob Woodward Sympathizes With 'Intellectual' Obama and His 'Internal Struggle'

According to Bob Woodward, Barack Obama is an "intellectual" who has agonized over Afghanistan. The Washington Post author appeared on Good Morning America on Tuesday and touted his new book, ...

Jake Tapper Hits Dems for Playing the 'Fear Card,' CBS, NBC Silent on Alan Grayson's Military Smear

Only Good Morning America's Jake Tapper on Monday highlighted an attack from the liberal Alan Grayson that his Republican opponent "doesn't love this country." CBS's Early Show and NBC's Today ...

ABC's Bianna Golodryga Goes Undercover to 'Expose' Secret Muslim Bias in America

ABC on Friday did its best to find secret discrimination against Muslims, sending Good Morning America's Bianna Golodryga undercover in a hijab (Islamic head covering). Yet, despite the misleading ...

John Berman Recalls: Tea Partiers Were Called 'Fringe,' Forgets When He Dismissed 'Fringe' Tea Partiers

ABC's John Berman on Wednesday sarcastically narrated a brief history of Tea Party movement. Interestingly, the Nightline reporter (see file photo at right) skipped the media's role in suggesting ...

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, ...