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 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 ...
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CBS Predicts Climate Change Means the End of Snow: 'Winter Sports Could Be Doomed'

In another attempt to promote global warming activism, CBS This Morning journalists on Thursday warned viewers that climate change could lead to the end of snow and skiing. Co-host Charlie Rose ...
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Shocker: CBS Devotes Five Minutes to the 'Frantic Efforts to Save' ObamaCare 'Debacle'

In a surprising change, CBS This Morning on Thursday devoted almost five minutes to investigating the "debacle" of ObamaCare and the administration's "frantic efforts" to save it from total ...
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NBC Is Still Ignoring Obama's 'Embarrassing' Ambassadorial Picks

While CBS and ABC have awoken to the "embarrassing" performance of Barack Obama's wealthy donors turned ambassadorial nominees, NBC is still skipping the details of the men and women who have ...
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Ed Schultz: Religious Protection Bill Is a License for Gun-Crazy Arizonians to Kill

On Tuesday, MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz smeared Arizonians as gun-crazed maniacs salivating over a license to kill. The Ed Show host attacked legislation designed to protect the religious liberty of ...
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Nets Continue Push Against 'Very Controversial' Arizona Bill That Could 'Legalize Discrimination'

All three network morning shows on Tuesday continued the push against an Arizona bill that aims to protect the religious freedom of business owners who oppose gay marriage. According to CBS This ...
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MSNBC Logic: Calling Fallen Soldiers 'Heroic' Was 'Uncomfortable,' But Lena Dunham Is a 'Hero'

The hosts of MSNBC know what true courage is. In 2012, Chris Hayes admitted that he was "uncomfortable" calling fallen members of the military "heroes." On February 24, 2014, new anchor Ronan ...
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Networks Allow a Scant Two Minutes for Obama's 'Dramatic' Reduction of the Army

The plan by Barack Obama's government to "dramatically" shrink the size of the Army to its lowest level since World War II warranted a scant one minute and 56 seconds of total coverage on Monday's ...
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Andrea Mitchell Plots Dem Strategy: 'Many of Us in the Media' Touted More Spending

MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell on Friday openly plotted strategy with a senior Democratic adviser, complimenting him on successful efforts to convince Americans to think that raising the debt ...
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Only CBS Hits NYC's Lefty Mayor for Reckless Speeding After Lecturing on Safe Driving

Just days after New York City's prominent liberal mayor instructed local drivers to be more responsible, Bill de Blasio's motorcade was caught on camera speeding, weaving in and out of lanes and ...
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ABC Pushes Anti-Catholic 'Philomena' as a 'Touching,' 'True' 'Winner'

Good Morning America's Bianna Golodrygra on Thursday pushed the anti-Catholic film Philomena as a "touching" "true story." The ABC journalist spun the movie as largely uncontroversial and a "clear ...
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Irony-Free Chris Matthews Hits Conservatives: 'You Are Known By the Company You Keep'

The irony-challenged Chris Matthews, whose network colleagues have lobbied for someone who defecate down Sarah Palin's throat and called Laura Ingraham a "slut," on Wednesday night lectured, "It's ...
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After Hyping Colorado's 'Marijuana Munchies,' CBS Belatedly Discovers 'Contaminated' Pot

Weeks after the journalists at CBS This Morning hyped the "cannabis capitalism" taking hold in Colorado, the network has come to the belated realization that pot can be "contaminated." The state ...
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MSNBC's Ed Schultz, Who Called Laura Ingraham a 'Slut,' Huffs About Right-Wing Vulgarities

MSNBC, the cable network where Martin Bashir suggested someone should defecate down Sarah Palin's throat, the network that features a host who trashed Laura Ingraham as a "slut," has developed an ...
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NBC Skips Gaffes By Rich Obama Donors Turned Ambassadors, CBS and ABC Tout 'Controversy'

In 2014, one wealthy Obama donor after another has been rewarded with ambassadorships to strategically important countries. Yet, NBC has skipped the embarrassing details of these men and women and ...
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Ed Schultz Slimes Grover Norquist: May Be ‘Race Baiting’ With Anti-Obama Union Ads

It wouldn’t be MSNBC if one of the cable hosts didn’t smear a conservative as racist. On Wednesday, Ed Schultz hinted that Grover Norquist, the head of Americans for Tax Reform, might be “race ...
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CBS's Seth Doane Puffs Caroline Kennedy's 'Fairy Tale' Introduction to Ambassadorship

According to CBS News, even the "fairy tale" introduction of Caroline Kennedy hasn't kept the Japanese ambassador from running into some problems in her new job. Correspondent Seth Doane ...
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NBC, CBS Gossip Over Obama's Fancy State Dinner, Only ABC Questions Cost

All three morning shows on Wednesday hyped Barack Obama's elaborate state dinner with French President Francois Hollande, but only ABC wondered about the dinner's cost. Instead, NBC's Today and ...