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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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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 ...
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ABC Wakes Up to 'Massive Technical Glitches' on ObamaCare Website: 'It's a Bust'

The journalists at Good Morning America on Monday woke up to the "massive technical glitches" "plaguing millions" of Americans trying to use the ObamaCare website. The morning show, which has ...
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Advocacy: ABC Targets Congressional GOPers Who Voted Against Reopening Government

ABC on Thursday night took a victory lap in its effort to blame congressional Republicans for the government shutdown. World News reporter Jeff Zeleny and other journalists at the network phoned ...
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ABC Touts 'Contentious' Interview With Ted Cruz, Blames Him for Shutdown

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Friday continued his efforts to assign blame for what he called the "Ted Cruz shutdown." This prompted the Texas senator to shoot back: "A lot of the media did" ...
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Chris Matthews Trashes Cruz and Lee for Their 'White' 'Minority' Base

Liberal cable anchor Chris Matthews on Thursday sneered at conservatives Mike Lee and Ted Cruz, trashing their "white" "minority" base. The Hardball host also defined a patriot as someone who ...
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After Trashing GOP for Shutdown, Ed Schultz Spotlights Taliban Slam of U.S.

After spending days trashing the Republican Party as guilty of "treason" and "economic terrorism," left-wing MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Wednesday spotlighted the Taliban's criticism of the ...
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ABC's Jon Karl Blames: 'After Bringing Economy to the Brink,' 'Conservatives' 'Have Nothing to Show'

As the government shutdown neared its end, ABC's Jon Karl put the blame totally on House Republicans and allowed Barack Obama to escape responsibility. According to Karl on Tuesday night's World ...
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Unhinged Ed Schultz: GOP Committing 'Economic Terrorism,' 'Coup d'Etat' With Shutdown

For the second time in one day, an MSNBC anchor accused Republicans of betraying the United States. According to Ed Schultz on Tuesday, House GOP members who won't agree to all of Barack Obama's ...