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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Irony-Free Chris Matthews Hits Conservatives: 'You Are Known By the Company You Keep'

The irony-challenged Chris Matthews, whose network colleagues have lobbied for someone who defecate down Sarah Palin's throat and called Laura Ingraham a "slut," on Wednesday night lectured, "It's ...
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After Hyping Colorado's 'Marijuana Munchies,' CBS Belatedly Discovers 'Contaminated' Pot

Weeks after the journalists at CBS This Morning hyped the "cannabis capitalism" taking hold in Colorado, the network has come to the belated realization that pot can be "contaminated." The state ...
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MSNBC's Ed Schultz, Who Called Laura Ingraham a 'Slut,' Huffs About Right-Wing Vulgarities

MSNBC, the cable network where Martin Bashir suggested someone should defecate down Sarah Palin's throat, the network that features a host who trashed Laura Ingraham as a "slut," has developed an ...
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NBC Skips Gaffes By Rich Obama Donors Turned Ambassadors, CBS and ABC Tout 'Controversy'

In 2014, one wealthy Obama donor after another has been rewarded with ambassadorships to strategically important countries. Yet, NBC has skipped the embarrassing details of these men and women and ...
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Ed Schultz Slimes Grover Norquist: May Be ‘Race Baiting’ With Anti-Obama Union Ads

It wouldn’t be MSNBC if one of the cable hosts didn’t smear a conservative as racist. On Wednesday, Ed Schultz hinted that Grover Norquist, the head of Americans for Tax Reform, might be “race ...
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CBS's Seth Doane Puffs Caroline Kennedy's 'Fairy Tale' Introduction to Ambassadorship

According to CBS News, even the "fairy tale" introduction of Caroline Kennedy hasn't kept the Japanese ambassador from running into some problems in her new job. Correspondent Seth Doane ...
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NBC, CBS Gossip Over Obama's Fancy State Dinner, Only ABC Questions Cost

All three morning shows on Wednesday hyped Barack Obama's elaborate state dinner with French President Francois Hollande, but only ABC wondered about the dinner's cost. Instead, NBC's Today and ...
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Chris Matthews, Who Compared Conservatives to 'Nazis,' Rails Against Comparing Liberals to 'Nazis'

The liberal Chris Matthews on Monday night railed against commentator Ben Carson for comparing the progressive movement to Nazis. However, Matthews isn't in a position to judge. He has repeatedly ...
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ABC's Jon Karl Swears: New Hillary Documents Are 'Positive' and Not 'Politically Damaging'

Nothing to see here, according to ABC's Jon Karl. The Good Morning America correspondent on Tuesday told viewers that the so-called "Hillary papers," a treasure trove of quotes and documents, are ...
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Ed Schultz Morphs Abraham Lincoln Into Barack Obama

Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Monday compared Barack Obama to Abraham Lincoln. In the opening of The Ed Show, an on-screen graphic morphed a picture of the historic Republican president into ...
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NBC Skips AOL Executive's Slam of ObamaCare Costs, CBS Highlights

AOL executive Tim Armstrong last week publicly worried about how ObamaCare is impacting his company, but only CBS highlighted this complaint. NBC, instead, focused solely on his "outrageous" ...
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Ed Schultz Supports Keystone Pipeline, Lectures Liberal Audience to 'Confront Reality'

Liberal MSNBC anchor Ed Shultz incurred the wrath of his left-wing audience when he publicly came out in support of the construction of the Keystone pipeline. The host on Wednesday took the step ...
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Cheap Shot: ABC Invokes Sarah Palin in Story on Violent Little League Coaches

ABC's David Wright is obsessed with Sarah Palin. The Nightline correspondent on Wednesday gratuitously attacked the former vice presidential candidate in a segment that has nothing to do with ...
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ABC Worries About Liberal Clay Aiken's Chances in 'Very Conservative' District

The reporters at Good Morning America want their audience to know that Clay Aiken's chances for making it to Congress are iffy because of the "conservative district" and "very conservative area" ...
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Even the 'View' Crew Are Shocked By Dire ObamaCare News: Is It the 'End' of the Law?

Even the liberal hosts of The View seemed to understand just what a PR nightmare the President is facing after a Congressional Budget Office report declared that ObamaCare will likely cost the ...
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Once Again, Only CBS Highlights 'Seriously Flawed,' 'Massive' Spending in Farm Bill

CBS This Morning on Tuesday was the only network program to show an interest in the "massive" spending of the "seriously flawed" farm bill. Not only did reporter Sharyl Atkisson investigate the ...
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Obvious ABC Warns Americans Not to Hide Rifles at Playgrounds

The journalists at ABC News offered yet another high profile experiment to terrify the parents of America into not owning guns. In an hour-long special on Friday night, Diane Sawyer and David Muir ...
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Chris Matthews Sneers: Concern Over Executive Orders Is 'Second Term Birtherism'

Chris Matthews is at it again. The liberal MSNBC anchor on Friday found a new way to deride conservative concern over Barack Obama's use of executive orders to get around Congress. Matthews ...
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Low Class MSNBC: Tasteless Ronan Farrow Compares War Hero's Struggles to Congressional Bickering

What is wrong with the hosts at MSNBC? Ronan Farrow, who will begin anchoring a network program on February 24, made a tasteless joke on Tuesday night, comparing war hero Cory Remsburg's struggles ...
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Gun Grabbing ABC: We Hid Weapons With Your Children's Toys to Show Danger of Firearms

The journalists at ABC are again going after gun ownership in the most absurd manner possible. Diane Sawyer and David Muir want American parents to know that they shouldn't leave unattended guns ...