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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Networks Skip Bombshell Benghazi Claim: Rescue Was Delayed By CIA Official

Despite a combined eight hours of available air time, NBC's Today, ABC's Good Morning America and CBS This Morning on Friday ignored a bombshell new book claiming that a CIA official delayed a ...
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Another 9/11 Truther Hired By the Mainstream Media: Donte Stallworth to Huff Post

Liberal journalists are fond of assailing conservatives as a bunch of birthers and conspiracy kooks, but don't seem to have a problem with hiring individuals who embrace the belief that the United ...
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Liberal Rosie Perez Joins Liberal Rosie O'Donnell and a Palin-Basher as New 'View' Hosts

ABC officially announced on Thursday that liberal actress Rosie Perez will join liberal comedienne Rosie O'Donnell and Sarah Palin-Basher Nicolle Wallace as the three new hosts of The View. The ...
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New York Times Avoids Obama's 'We Don't Have a Strategy' Comment in Headline

Some of the country's biggest newspapers avoided highlighting Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy" comment in their headlines on Friday. The President made the remark in response to questions ...
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ABC to Phil Robertson: 'Would You Consider Yourself a Homophobe?'

Although Phil Robertson appeared on Tuesday's Good Morning America to promote his new book, reporter Ryan Owens couldn't resist portraying the reality show personality as an anti-gay bigot. Owens ...
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As Obama Admits 'We Don't Have a Strategy' in Syria, Nets Obsess Over President's Suit

Although all three networks covered Barack Obama's admission on Thursday that "we don't have a strategy" for responding to Islamic militants in Syria, ABC, CBS and NBC journalists were really ...
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As Diane Sawyer Signs-Off, a Look Back at Her Fawning Chats With Repressive Dictators

World News anchor and long-time ABC journalist Diane Sawyer signed off for the last time on Wednesday night. The host's final show included a music montage as she offered a behind the scenes look ...
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ABC and NBC Ignore Possible Obstruction of Justice in Growing VA Scandal

Wednesday's morning shows on ABC and NBC ignored the latest details of the growing scandal engulfing the Veterans Affairs department. Only CBS bothered to report on the story, allowing a scant 20 ...
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Chris Matthews Plots Strategy With Dems on How to Use Ferguson Unrest for Midterms

It's not surprising that MSNBC's Chris Matthews would frame the racial unrest in Ferguson through a political lens. The liberal host on Monday brought on two prominent Democrats to plot strategy ...
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MSNBC's Michael Eric Dyson Starts a Sentence This Way: 'I Ain't Saying That Obama Is Jesus, But...'

MSNBC contributor Michael Eric Dyson is no stranger to effusive, over-the-top lobbying for Barack Obama. But on Saturday he went so far that even fellow liberal Melissa Harris Perry couldn't ...
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NBC and CBS Skip Harry Reid's Questionable Asian Joke: It's Hard to Keep 'My Wongs Straight'

NBC and CBS have ignored a questionable joke about Asian Americans by Harry Reid on Thursday. Only Friday's World News highlighted the "foot-in-mouth" moment from the Senate Majority Leader. ...
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CBS Offers a Shockingly Positive Look at Women and Guns: A 'Great American Tradition'

CBS This Morning on Thursday offered something Americans rarely see on network television: A thoroughly positive look at guns and the affinity women have for shooting. Reporter Jan Crawford told ...
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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 ...