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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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 ...
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Joe Biden's Gaffes Go International, But All Three Networks Skip

Vice President Joe Biden unleashed another gaffe on Tuesday while talking to female employees at an internet company in Japan. According to the Examiner, Biden was "scheduled to address the ...
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Multiple Obamagasms: Top 10 Most "Tingling" Quotes from Chris Matthews

Fawning over President Obama is incredibly common among journalists, but Matthews has taken it to a whole new level. According to the network host, Obama is a "perfect," "cool," brilliant ...
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Tortured Football Analogy: Ed Schultz Compares Obama to Auburn; Republicans are Alabama

Perhaps the White House told Ed Schultz to compare the administration to a powerhouse football team? On Monday's MSNBC program, the liberal host offered a most tortured analogy: Barack Obama is ...
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Global Warming Alarmist Sam Champion Leaves ABC for Weather Channel: His Top 5 Most Unbelievable Quotes

ABC announced on Monday that weatherman and global warming alarmist Sam Champion will be leaving the network for the Weather Channel. Champion has developed a long history of the most hyperbolic ...
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ABC Preaches the 'Gospel of Polyamory' and the Saving Power of Threesomes

Moving past gay marriage, ABC News on Monday pushed the "gospel" of polyamory, having multiple romantic and sexual partners in an open relationship. Co-anchor Dan Harris hyped, "More couples ...
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Censored: After Skipping the IRS Scandal for Five Months, ABC Allows a Scant 22 Seconds

Five months after dropping coverage of the Internal Revenue Service scandal, ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday finally found time to allow a few seconds to mention the targeting of ...
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Networks Hype 'Interesting' Moment With Liberal 'Heckler'; Obama Handled It 'Well'

All three networks on Tuesday hyped an "interesting" exchange between Barack Obama and a liberal heckler. ABC, CBS and ABC declined, however, to specifically note that the man's concern was that ...
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Chris Matthews: 'Vulture' Conservatives Commit 'Verbal Terror' on 'Great' Obama

Chris Matthews appears to have a Mad Libs-style list of the worst insults he hurls at conservative. On Wednesday, he chose "verbal terror" to smear everyone on the right who disagrees with all of ...