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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's ObamaCare Demands: 'The Apology Should Be Coming from Conservatives'

Another MSNBC host demanded that conservatives apologize to the President for the failure for ObamaCare – not the other way around. Ed Schultz on Monday fumed, "The apology should be coming from ...
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MSNBC's Smerconish to GOP: Apologize to Obama; He Saved Us from 'Junk Plans'

According to MSNBC's Michael Smerconish, it's Barack Obama who is owed the "real apology" for the disastrous rollout of the health care law. Filling in for Chris Matthews, the Hardball guest host ...
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ABC, CBS Acknowledge Obama's 'Broken Promise,' But Knock Americans' 'Sub-Par Insurance'

ABC and CBS on Thursday and Friday reacted to Barack Obama's health care apology by acknowledging his "broken promise." At the same time, both networks attempted to spin the NBC interview with ...
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George Stephanopoulos Swoons Over Liberal NYC Mayor's Ad: 'Most Effective' Ever

Journalist George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday praised the campaign commercial of New York City's very liberal mayor-elect as "the most effective political ad I've ever seen." Touting a spot that ...
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Priorities: ABC Allows a Scant 21 Seconds for ObamaCare Grilling, Hypes New 'Thor' Movie

ABC on Wednesday and Thursday managed a mere 21 seconds total for the latest revelations about the botched ObamaCare rollout, minimizing the grilling that Kathleen Sebelius took before Congress ...
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'Moving to the Middle': Networks Push 'Crushing' Win for Christie Vs. Tea Party 'Firebrands'

The three morning shows on Wednesday predicted a "crushing victory" for Chris Christie in New Jersey would force the Republican Party to "move to the middle" against Tea Party "firebrands." ...
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Not a Shock: 'Independent' Washington Post Endorses Democrats in 20 of 27 Races

The Washington Post, which touts itself as "an independent newspaper," endorsed Democrats in 20 out of 27 races leading up to election day in Virginia. In the three statewide races, the paper's ...
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Surprise: GMA Commits Journalism, Exposes 'Frustrating' 'New Troubles' for ObamaCare

After offering sympathetic coverage to the disastrous roll-out of the ObamaCare website, ABC on Monday actually uncovered "new troubles" and alerted viewers to misleading comments by the White ...
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Bizarro World: Ed Schultz Slams Journalists for Being Too Negative on ObamaCare

In the world that Ed Schultz lives in, journalists have just been too negative about ObamaCare, showering the President's law with insults. The MSNBC anchor on Tuesday theorized as to why the ...
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ABC and NBC Sympathize With Sebelius for 'Falling on Her Sword' Against 'Rude' Republicans

ABC and NBC journalists on Wednesday and Thursday hailed Kathleen Sebelius as "falling on her sword" and "taking responsibility" for the ObamaCare website debacle. On World News, reporter Jim ...
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Chris Matthews Compares Ted Cruz to Cinematic Child Murderer 'Freddy Krueger'

Apparently, a lot of conservatives remind Chris Matthews of the scarred and burned child murderer from the Nightmare on Elm Street films. On Tuesday, the Hardball anchor linked Republican Ted Cruz ...
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ABC Wakes Up to ObamaCare 'Lie,' But Knocks Americans' 'Cheap, Underperforming' Plans

The journalists at Good Morning America on Wednesday conceded that Barack Obama may have "misled the public" on the health care law, that "some call it a lie." But at the same time, reporter Jim ...
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Networks Ignore Obama Administration's Latest Attack on Journalist, Skip Pre-Dawn Raid

All three networks, so far, have ignored the latest example of the Obama administration's aggressive attacks on journalists, this time against a former Washington Times reporter who in 2005 ...
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Fusion Network Debuts With Softball Obama Interview: Can You Do More for Illegal 'Dreamers?'

The new Fusion Network debuted on Monday with an exclusive Barack Obama interview. Journalist Jim Avila offered mostly softball questions and avoided any mention of disastrous launch of the ...
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Ready for 2016? Chris Matthews Admits to 'Giggling' With 'Playful' 'Girlish' Hillary Clinton

Liberal MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who famously admitted to a "thrill" that Barack Obama sent up his leg, on Friday praised the "girlish" and "playful" Hillary Clinton. The Hardball anchor ...
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Name That Party: ABC Skips Dem ID of Gubernatorial Candidate at Underage Drinking Party

All three networks on Thursday night and Friday morning highlighted the photographs of a gubernatorial candidate from Maryland at a teen party that featured underage teens and drinking. Yet, ABC ...
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Fuming Chris Matthews: 'Thug' Ted Cruz Wants to 'Kill' Obama's 'Baby'

According to Chris Matthews, conservatives have gone from wanting to kidnap babies to "killing" them. On October 1, the Hardball anchor insisted that Barack Obama "will not give up his baby" to ...
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Alan Grayson's KKK Smear of Tea Party Is Avoided By Networks, But Chided on MSNBC

All three networks on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning avoided discussing Congressman Alan Grayson's smear of the Tea Party as just like the Ku Klux Klan. In a new fund-raising e-mail, the ...
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ABC's Jon Karl: GOP Taking 'Biggest Hit' in Poll, Downplays Bad News for Obama

The journalists at Good Morning America on Tuesday hyped bad news for the GOP, citing a poll showing disapproval of the party's handling of the recent government shutdown. But the show's reporters ...
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Chris Matthews's Mad Libs: GOP 'Confederacy of Hate' Is All About 'Secession and Nullification!'

Chris Matthews on Friday attacked conservatives as a "confederacy of hate" who don't want African Americans to vote and dream of "secession and nullification." Talking about opposition to ...