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 to 'Heartless and Cruel' Republicans: Extend Unemployment Because of Cold!

Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Monday used the cold snap hitting much of the country to push two left-wing agendas. He lectured "heartless and cruel" Republicans to extend unemployment because ...
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As Liz Cheney Drops Senate Bid, Networks Replay 'Divisive,' 'Family Feud' Over Gay Marriage

All three networks on Monday morning hyped the news that Liz Cheney is dropping her bid for a U.S. Senate seat in Wyoming. ABC, CBS and NBC used the opportunity to replay the "divisive" "family ...
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Angry Ed Schultz Rips Into Jake Tapper for Daring to Question Liberal NYC Mayor

MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz, who has previously frothed over "bastard," "slut," "dirthole" conservatives, on Thursday attacked Jake Tapper for offering a mild critique of New York Mayor Bill de ...
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NBC Skips Dire New Warning: ObamaCare Will 'Make Things Worse' in the ER

Of the three major networks, only NBC ignored a major new report with a dire warning about ObamaCare: The President's health care law will likely make things worse in emergency rooms, not better. ...
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ABC Hypes 'Historic' Pot 'Revolution' in Colorado: 'From the Underground to the Mainstream'

New Years seemed like a good time for ABC to push the marijuana "revolution" taking place in Colorado. World News reporter Clayton Sandell on Wednesday featured an almost entirely positive story, ...
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Networks Denounce 'Outrageous' 'Duck Dynasty' Star, But Skipped Bashir's Vile Attack

The same networks that totally ignored MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir's vile attacks against Sarah Palin have highlighted the "outrageous," "offensive" comments made by Duck Dynasty star Phil ...
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Ed Schultz Touts His Made-Up Statistic: 'Most' Doctors Don't Like Government, Vote GOP

According to Ed Schultz on Wednesday, "most" doctors hate government and vote Republican. What source did he cite for these claims? Well, none. The MSNBC anchor happily admitted he was just saying ...
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MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell Spews Hate at James Madison, Father of the Constitution

Far-left MSNBC anchor Lawrence O'Donnell on Tuesday spewed invective at the father of the Constitution, James Madison. Angry over Judge Richard Leon's insistence that Madison would be "aghast" at ...
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ABC's Hosts Meet Pope Francis, Gush Over His 'Person of the Year' Award from Gay Magazine

Gushing journalists Josh Elliott and Robin Roberts met Pope Francis on Wednesday and thrilled over the fact that a gay magazine has made him "person of the year." The Good Morning America anchors ...
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Chris Matthews, Who Compared Conservatives to 'Nazis,' Howls Over Nazi Comparison for ObamaCare

Chris Matthews, who has repeatedly compared conservatives to Nazis, indignantly objected to a North Carolina state senator comparing ObamaCare to Nazism. Showing no self awareness, Matthews on ...
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NBC's 'Nightly News' Avoids Obama in 'Serious Legal Blow' to NSA Spying

All three networks on Monday night and Tuesday morning covered the "major blow" a judge delivered by ruling that the National Security Agency's massive data collection is likely unconstitutional. ...
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Slobbering 'View' Crew Loves Gun-Grabbing Bloomberg: Ban Sodas and Cigarettes 'Outright'

The liberal hosts of The View on Monday took one last chance to fawn over Michael Bloomberg, touting the "bold" actions the exiting New York City Mayor made against guns, soda and cigarettes. ...
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MSNBC Savaged Thatcher When She Died, But Now Matthews Insists It’s ‘Not Nice’ to Attack Dead Leaders

An indignant Chris Matthews on Monday took internet attacks on the late Nelson Mandela, allegedly from conservative commenters, and slammed the right for a lack of respect towards the South ...
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Barbara Walters Uses Mandela’s Funeral to Lobby for Ending America’s ‘Ridiculous’ Policy Towards Cuba

Veteran journalist Barbara Walters on Tuesday took to The View to use Nelson Mandela’s funeral as a way to push for normalization of relations with Cuba. Absolutely struck by the fact that Barack ...
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MSNBC's Howard Fineman Gushes Over Poor Obama: 'From Superman to Sisyphus'

After he conducted a fawning interview with Barack Obama on Thursday, Chris Matthews turned to his liberal journalist friends for adulation. Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman fawned over Obama ...
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Chris Matthews to Obama: 'Everyone Knows' Republicans Want to Stop Minorities from Voting

Chris Matthews received his long-desired wish on Thursday, an exclusive interview with Barack Obama. The Hardball anchor didn't exactly live up to the title of his show, wondering about Republican ...
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Networks Skip Special Treatment for Obama's Illegal Uncle, But Univision Hits 'Favoritism'

All three broadcast networks have, thus far, ignored the special treatment given to Onyango Obama, Barack Obama's illegal uncle who was arrested in 2011 on drunk driving. In contrast, however, the ...
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Giddy Chris Matthews: 'I Got the Christmas Eve Excitement' Over Obama Interview

A giddy Chris Matthews on Wednesday night could barely contain himself. One day away from an exclusive interview with Barack Obama, Matthews opened the show by cheering, "I got the Christmas eve ...
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Hours After Disgusting Bashir Is Fired, Ed Schultz Rails Against 'Crudeness' from Conservatives

On the same day that MSNBC's Martin Bashir resigned after suggesting someone defecate in Sarah Palin's mouth, colleague Ed Schultz lamented the "crudeness over on the right." This is the same ...
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After Disgusting Attack on Sarah Palin, MSNBC's Martin Bashir Resigns

Nineteen days after suggesting that someone should defecate in Sarah Palin's mouth, MSNBC's Martin Bashir resigned from the network. In a statement released on Wednesday, the liberal host ...