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, Judge of Patriotism: Michele Bachmann 'Is Anti-American'

MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz declared his patriotism court in session again on Wednesday and found another conservative guilty. The liberal host repeatedly smeared Michele Bachmann as "anti-American." ...
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Not Subtle: ABC Touts Cocaine Arrest of 'Conservative' 'Tea Party' 'Republican'

ABC's Good Morning America may be many things, but subtle isn't one of them. George Stephanopoulos and Pierre Thomas on Wednesday made sure to point out to viewers that it was a "conservative," ...
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NBC Ignores 'Brutal' Poll for President, Latest Bad News on ObamaCare Debacle

Despite a running time of four hours, NBC's Today show on Tuesday skipped a blistering poll for Barack Obama and the latest news about the disastrous rollout of the President's health care law. ...
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Chris Matthews Slimes Dick Cheney as a Racist for Calling Obama a 'Liar'

A scandalized Chris Matthews on Friday railed against Dick Cheney for having the audacity to call out Barack Obama's "lie" on Americans being able to keep their health insurance. Naturally, the ...
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Vapid ABC Hypes Justin Bieber, Skips Thousands of Doctors Dropped in Wake of ObamaCare

The hosts of the increasingly superficial Good Morning America on Monday hyped the latest episode of Dancing With the Stars, the newest Justin Bieber movie and previewed Vince Vaughan's film, a ...
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MSNBC's Ed Schultz Justifies Obama Lying About Health Care: 'People Were on the Fear Fence'

The increasingly agitated Ed Schultz on Wednesday both justified lying to Americans about being able to keep their insurance and, at the same time, berated the very concept of "appeasing" the ...
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CBS's Major Garrett Grills President on ObamaCare Debacle: Where's the Accountability?

CBS journalist Major Garrett grilled Barack Obama at a White House news conference, Thursday. On the subject of ObamaCare's disastrous rollout, the reporter repeatedly zeroed in on what the ...
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Beyond Spin? Networks Unload on ObamaCare: An 'Embarrassing,' 'Botched' 'Resounding Thud'

At least for Thursday, the network morning shows admitted that ObamaCare is an "embarrassing," "botched" failure that has landed with a "resounding thud." ABC, CBS and NBC offered blunt, stark ...
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ABC Frets Over ObamaCare 'Glitch Girl,' the 'Most Despised Face on the Planet'

ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday spent over four minutes worrying about "glitch girl," the woman who was featured on the ObamaCare webpage for weeks during the site's disastrous rollout. ...
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Ed Schultz Actually Declares: 'The Mainstream Media' 'Want ObamaCare to Fail'

He actually said it. Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Tuesday seriously proclaimed, "The mainstream media, I believe, wants ObamaCare to fail. They look for every negative number they can find." ...
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Chris Matthews Turns Hardball Into an Infomercial: Buy My 'Perfect,' 'Upbeat,' 'Relevant' Book!

The "Let Me Finish" segment on Hardball is usually devoted to condemning conservatives as hateful bigots. Over the last six weeks, however, Chris Matthews has turned his program into an ...
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Unhinged Matthews Sneers at 'So-Called Independent Media' Giving 'Racist' GOP a Free Pass

Chris Matthews worked himself into a frenzy on Monday night, ranting that the "so-called independent media" are just too soft on all the "racist" elements within the Republican Party. Talking to ...
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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 ...