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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David Muir Muses: Just When Can Cuba Get Off That Terrorism List?

World News anchor David Muir on Wednesday scored an exclusive interview with Barack Obama to talk about normalizing relations with Cuba. While Muir offered a couple pointed questions about the ...
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ABC Offers Little Criticism for Obama's Cuba Move: It 'Helped Thaw a Cold War'

The journalists of Good Morning America on Thursday cheered Barack Obama's efforts to "help thaw a Cold War" and offered little in the way of criticism for the President's actions to ...
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Nets Fret Over Continued Bush 'Dynasty,' But What About the Clintons?

NBC, CBS and ABC on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning worried if yet another addition to the Bush "dynasty" will be good for the country. Yet, these same networks were excited earlier this ...
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Chris Matthews Trashes 'Balloon Head' 'Demagogue' Ted Cruz

Chris Matthews resorted to school yard name calling on Monday night, lashing out at Ted Cruz as a "balloon head" "demagogue" for his actions opposing Barack Obama's executive order on amnesty. The ...
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CBS: Voter ID Laws Are Like Violent Attacks on Blacks at Selma

The journalists at CBS This Morning on Monday compared the violent, bloody attacks on African Americans during civil rights marches in 1965 to voter ID laws passed by various states in the last ...
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Barbara Walters Still Loves 'Charismatic' Commie Castro

Twelve years after interviewing communist leader Fidel Castro, Barbara Walters is still mesmerized by the "charismatic" dictator. But she is not a fan of the "constipated" Richard Nixon. The ...
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ABC, NBC Skip Poll Finding Massive Support for the Second Amendment

In January of 2013, in the wake of the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting, the networks aggressively pushed gun control and compared the struggle for new restrictions to the battle against the ...
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CBS and NBC Skip Liberal Hollywood's Race Jokes About Obama

CBS and NBC on Wednesday and Thursday ignored the revelation that a hacking attack has exposed liberal Hollywood executives making racial jokes about Barack Obama. Only ABC's Good Morning ...
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Nothing to See Here: Major Newspapers Sweep Gruber Off Front Page

Three of the nation's major newspapers downgraded ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber's testimony to the U.S. Senate, keeping it off the front page. The Washington ...
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Jorge Ramos to Obama: Did George W. Bush 'Betray American Values?'

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos scored an exclusive interview with Barack Obama on Tuesday and used the occasion to accuse George W. Bush of "betraying" America. The journalist quizzed Obama on the ...
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Nets Obsessed Over Christie Charges, Allow 48 Seconds to Clearing

Last Friday, a Democrat-led investigation failed to find evidence linking Chris Christie to the 2013 traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge. After initially ignoring the report, ABC allowed ...
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Ann Compton on Obama: He Launches 'Profanity-Laced' Tirades Against Press

According to retired ABC News journalist Ann Compton, Barack Obama launches into "profanity-laced" tirades against the press in off-the-record meetings with reporters. In a C-SPAN interview, ...
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Four Times in One Show, Chris Matthews Compares Ted Cruz to Joe McCarthy

In case MSNBC viewers didn't understand that Ted Cruz is the new Joe McCarthy, Hardball's Chris Matthews on Thursday repeated the attack four times. Smearing the Texas Republican as unhinged and ...
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Nets Obsessed Over Bridgegate Scandal, Yawn at Clearing of Christie

In January, the networks deluged Americans with coverage on Chris Christie's Bridgegate scandal, offering a staggering 88 minutes in less than 48 hours. Late on Thursday night, a Democrat-led ...
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Ex-Obama Aide Debunks the Media's 'Gruber Who?' Narrative

A former top aide to Barack Obama appeared on CNBC, Thursday, and demolished the narrative, promoted by the administration and some in the media, that Jonathan Gruber is minor figure. ...
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Rosie O'Donnell Links Garner Case to America's 'Systemic Racism'

View co-host Rosie O'Donnell on Thursday broadened the non-indictment in the Eric Garner case as proof of "systemic racism in the United States." While the other co-hosts focused on the case, ...
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Top Obama Cabinet Official Grilled By Congress, Nets Ignore

In theory, a major cabinet official going to Capitol Hill and being grilled by members of Congress would be news. But Barack Obama's Department of Homeland Security secretary faced withering ...
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Networks Obsessed Over GOP Staffer, Ignore Democrat's Sex Assault

The same networks that hyped a Republican staffer's comments about Barack Obama's daughters are now ignoring the sexual assault conviction of a Democratic congressional aide. According to the ...
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As Millionaire Russell Brand Faces Hypocrisy Charges, CBS Cheers Comic

The hosts of CBS This Morning on Tuesday hailed liberal comedian (and multi-millionaire) Russell Brand on his crusade for "affordable housing." The British comic was protesting in London against a ...
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Yawn: ABC and NBC Ignore Latest ObamaCare Stumble

ObamaCare has yet another problem, but one wouldn't know it from the networks. ABC and NBC on Monday ignored a new Washington Post report finding that small businesses are not embracing the ...