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 Gushes Over Gardening Gusto of Michelle Obama; Hit Laura Bush on Bombs

ABC's Robin Roberts conducted two fawning interviews with Michelle Obama on Tuesday and repeatedly reminded viewers that the First Lady would be tending to the White House garden as soon as the ...

ABC's Jake Tapper Hits Obama for Specifics on Health Care Plan

During Tuesday's White House press conference, ABC News' Jake Tapper sparred with Barack Obama over the details of the President's universal health care plan, bluntly observing, "...If the ...

ABC's Sawyer Swears Health Care Special 'Not an Infomercial'; Touts Network Fairness

Good Morning America's Diane Sawyer popped up on Sunday's Reliable Sources and swore that ABC's much-scrutinized health care special with President Obama "won't be an infomercial." She also ...

Chris Matthews on Air America: McCain Hitting 'Idiot Button'; Mocks Palin

MSNBC's Chris Matthews appeared on Montel Williams' Air America radio show on Wednesday to slam John McCain: "I think McCain put his finger on the idiot button." The Hardball host fumed about ...

ABC Highlights Archival Footage of Sotomayor Complaining About Discrimination

Good Morning America on Thursday unearthed archival footage that featured Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor on the show in 1986 complaining about discrimination against women. The clips ...

ABC, CBS Grill Obama Aide on Health Care and Government Regulations

ABC and CBS's morning shows on Wednesday both provided surprisingly tough questioning to Christina Romer, one of Barack Obama's economic advisors. On the issue of health care, Good Morning America ...

ABC Bashes U.S. Maternity Leave Policies: Again Links Them to Swaziland, Liberia

On Tuesday's Good Morning America, Diane Sawyer complained about America's maternity leave policies for women, and for the fourth time in slightly more than two years, the show connected them to ...

ABC 'Exclusive': Sotomayor's Brother Says She Loves to Party

In what seemed a campaign commercial for Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court nomination, ABC's Claire Shipman on Wednesday narrated an "exclusive" profile of Sotomayor's brother about his ...

Comedian on Today Show Trashes Sarah Palin: She's 'Very Much Like Herpes'

VH1 comedian Chuck Nice appeared on Tuesday's Today show and compared Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to the sexually transmitted disease herpes. He mocked: "But, Sarah Palin to the GOP, this is what ...

Matthews Compares Dick Cheney to Movie Monster Freddy Krueger

Continuing his obsession with Dick Cheney, Hardball host Chris Matthews on Monday compared the former Vice President to movie monster Freddy Krueger, a child-murdering serial killer. After ...

Newsweek's Evan Thomas: Obama Is a 'Brave,' 'Great Teacher'

On this weekend's Inside Washington, Newsweek's Evan Thomas lauded President Obama as a "brave," "great teacher" who "stands above everybody." These comments were only slightly less hyperbolic ...

ABC's Cokie Roberts Agrees With Sotomayor: Women Are Better

ABC veteran Cokie Roberts agrees with Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's assertion that a wise woman would come to a better conclusion than a man: "Of course, I would agree with her that ...

Chris Cuomo: Link Terror to Israeli/Palestinian Fight and Americans Might 'Understand' It

On location with Barack Obama in the Middle East, ABC's Chris Cuomo Thursday condescendingly suggested to the son of Egypt's President that if Americans "understood the link to the ...

David Shuster Rages Over Hypocrite Cheney's Attacks on Obama

"MSNBC News Live" co-host David Shuster slammed Dick Cheney on Tuesday's program as a hypocrite, complaining, "Your Iraq war inflamed the Muslim world, bred a new generation of terrorists who hate ...

NBC Skips Islamic Conversion of Shooter, Trip to Yemen

Tuesday's Today show completely ignored two facts about a man who murdered a soldier at an Army recruiting station in Arkansas: He had just converted to Islam and was being investigated by the FBI ...

MSNBC's David Shuster Once Again Railing Against 'Hypocrite' Gingrich

MSNBC News Live host David Shuster railed against conservative "hypocrite" Newt Gingrich late Monday afternoon. Shuster derided: "Hey, Newt. When you embrace the empathy of a conservative judge, ...

After Doctor's Murder, ABC Says: 'The Abortion Debate Turns Deadly'

ABC's Monday morning coverage of the slaying of a Kansas abortionist skirted over the fact that pro-life groups had condemned the killing but did feature the preposterous claim by co-host Diane ...

ABC Offers Skeptical Take on Obama's Stimulus Claims; CBS, NBC Uncritical

On Friday's Good Morning America, ABC's Jake Tapper provided a skeptical, challenging analysis of the Obama administration's claims about the economic stimulus bill. Tapper wondered: "How much of ...

Liz Cheney vs. O'Donnell: ABC's Chris Cuomo Moderates Fiery Debate on Torture

Good Morning America on Friday featured something that has become rare on morning shows, an actual philosophical debate between a strong conservative and a vocal liberal. Liz Cheney engaged in a ...

ABC Touts George Soros as a Superhero; Ted Turner Is Superman?

George Soros is a superhero along the lines of Batman and Superman? That's the comparison ABC's John Berman made on Thursday's Good Morning America. He was reporting on a closed door meeting of ...