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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NBC Skips Latest on VA Scandal, Hypes Holiday Sales Instead

Despite a four-hour running time, NBC's Today on Tuesday completely ignored the latest developments in the still evolving Veterans Affairs scandal. ABC's Good Morning America and CBS This Morning ...
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'Time' Touts 'Advocate and Agitator' Jorge Ramos as 'America's Anchor'

In the December 1 issue of Time magazine, reporter Michael Scherer promoted Univision anchor Jorge Ramos as "America's news anchor." Scherer allowed that the host "is not just a newscaster but ...
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CBS: Some 'Disappointed' It Took Obama So Long to Act on Immigration

The journalists at CBS This Morning on Friday downplayed conservative opposition to Barack Obama's amnesty and instead hyped unease about how long it took for the order to be issued. Reporter ...
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Jake Tapper Exposes Gruber's ObamaCare Deception: 'Fooling' You

Although many journalistic outlets have conducted a blackout of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber's comments about duping "stupid" Americans, CNN's Jake Tapper has delivered consistent coverage ...
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Silence: CBS Ignores Obama's Massive Immigration Flip-Flop

The debate over Barack Obama's planned executive order on illegal immigration has continued to grow, but CBS is ignoring the President's glaring flip-flop, his repeated claims that he doesn't have ...
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MSNBC Brings on 9/11, JFK Conspiracy Theorist Jesse Ventura to Slam Keystone

According to MSNBC, as long as you tout left-wing talking points, it doesn't matter what kind of conspiracy theories you subscribe to. Ronan Farrow on Wednesday hyped the "fascinating" views of ...
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Shock: ABC Grills Obama on Executive Order Flip Flop

In a surprising twist, ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday grilled Barack Obama for flip-flopping on whether he has the legal authority to issue an executive order on immigration. Before ...
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Ex-Obama Aide Destroys Media Narrative, Admits Gruber Was an 'Important Figure'

A former adviser to Barack Obama on Tuesday overturned the media narrative, promoted by the President, that Jonathan Gruber was an unimportant, minor figure. The New York Times on Tuesday insisted ...
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MSNBC on Archie Bunker: Racist Character Still Resonates in Immigration Debate

According to a MSNBC host, the racist outbursts of the '70s character Archie Bunker can be felt in opposition to the President's amnesty plan. Ninety two year-old producer Norman Lear appeared on ...
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MSNBC Helps Obama Distance Himself: President 'Slams Gruber'

Now that even the networks have grudgingly covered Jonathan Gruber's repeated attacks on the "stupidity" of American voters, MSNBC on Monday touted the President's efforts to distance himself. An ...
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Chuck Todd's Blunders: Liberal Host Kept Imagining Democratic Wins in 2014

When it comes to political prognosticating, Chuck Todd in 2014 erred repeatedly as he imagined Democratic victories and Republican missteps with conservative legislation. On August 1, ...
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ABC and NBC Again Skip Gruber; CBS Allows a Scant 13 Seconds

The blackout of Jonathan Gruber and his ObamaCare deceptions continued on ABC and NBC, Friday morning. CBS allowed a scant 13 seconds to the highly embarrassing videos of the health care law ...
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NBC Pretends Keystone Vote Isn't a Political Favor for a Desperate Democrat

All three networks on Thursday covered the abrupt reversal of the United States Senate on the Keystone XL Pipeline. In the wake of the devastating midterm losses last week, Democrats are allowing ...
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Networks Excited By 'Landmark,' 'Major,' 'Big' Climate Deal

All three networks on Wednesday offered excited descriptions about a global warming deal struck with China by the Obama administration. According to Good Morning America's Jim Avila, the ...
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Nets Cheered ObamaCare 'Sign-Up Surge,' But Bury New, Low Numbers

In March, all three networks heralded a "sign-up" surge in ObamaCare numbers ahead of a deadline. Yet, when the administration announced on Monday that the number of people who enroll in the ...
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ABC Hypes 'Explosive' Claim That Jesus Was Married With Kids

The journalists at ABC News get very excited whenever a new book attempts to undermine Christianity. On Monday, the reporters at Good Morning America hyped "shocking new claims" that Jesus Christ ...
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Nets Predicted Republican Doom With Hispanics, Yawn at GOP Surge

For years, liberal journalists have been predicting Republican doom with Hispanics, declaring that rage from the growing ethnic population would result in a permanent GOP minority. NBC's Matt ...
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ABC Dismisses Conservative Joni Ernst's Ad as 'Downright Bizarre'

Covering the midterms on election night, Nightline anchor Dan Harris huffed that Senator-elect Joni Ernst's 2014 campaign commercial was "downright bizarre." As the returns rolled in and it became ...
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ABC Spins Obama as 'Taking His Medicine' on Midterms

The journalists at Good Morning America on Thursday spun Barack Obama's post-midterm press conference as "taking his medicine," hyping a jokey response by the President about having a drink with ...
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Flashback: Journalists Predicted Midterms Would Be a GOP 'Referendum'

Now that a Republican wave in the midterm elections has resulted in a GOP Senate, big gains in the House and shocking wins in governors races across the country, it's important to look back on the ...