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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CBS's Early Show Skips Grilling of Geithner and Calls for His Resignation

CBS's Early Show on Friday completely ignored the grilling Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner received on Capitol Hill on Thursday and the calls for his resignation by members of Congress. ABC's Good ...

ABC's Robin Roberts Grills Govt Official: Was Breast Cancer Decision Rationing?

ABC's Robin Roberts on Thursday pressed a government official on rationing and a new recommendation that women under the age of 50 shouldn't get regular mammograms. Talking to one of report's ...

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell Berates 'Emotional' Young Woman for Being a Sarah Palin Fan

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell on Wednesday interrogated a young woman who supported Sarah Palin in 2008, demanding this new voter explain her reasons for admiring the ex-Alaska governor. "What is it ...

MSNBC's Nancy Snyderman Lobbies for Rationing, Justifies: 'You Ration What Food You Eat'

MSNBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman appeared on Wednesday's Morning Joe and justified reducing the number of women in their 40s who get mammograms. "No, it is rationing. Let's be clear," she admitted. ...

Morning Shows Devote a Combined 21 Seconds to Controversy of Job Creation in Fake Congressional Districts

NBC and CBS's morning shows on Tuesday completely ignored the revelation that the Obama administration's Recovery.gov website claims to have saved or created jobs in congressional districts that ...

Four Days After Airing Fake Photos of Sarah Palin, MSNBC 'Fact Checks' Former Governor

Only four days after airing faked photographs purporting to be of Sarah Palin wearing a bikini and holding a gun, MSNBC hosts on Tuesday decided to fact check the ex-governor of Alaska. Contessa ...

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Apologizes for Using Faked Photos of Sarah Palin

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan apologized on Monday for using photoshopped images of Sarah Palin firing a gun while wearing a bikini. The pictures, which were first brought to light by the Media Research ...

ABC Touts NYT 'Conservative' David Brooks to Bash Palin, Features Anonymous Fact Check

Good Morning America on Monday began a week of coverage on Sarah Palin's new book by repeatedly fact checking claims from the Republican and highlighting a attack by the liberals' favorite ...

Report: Liberal Dem George Stephanopoulos Edging Out Liberal Dem Chris Cuomo for Anchor Slot

The Daily Beast on Friday reported that former Democratic aide turned journalist George Stephanopoulos has now pulled ahead of ex-Democratic Governor Mario Cuomo's son, Chris Cuomo, in the race to ...

MSNBC Uses Fake, 'Sexy' Photos of Sarah Palin on Air; Will Network Correct and Apologize? (Updated)

On Friday's edition of Morning Meeting, host Dylan Ratigan featured fake photos of Sarah Palin during a mocking segment on why Americans are fascinated with the former vice presidential candidate. ...

MSNBC's Nancy Snyderman Lobbies IRS: Go After Catholic Bishops for Opposing Abortion in Health Care Bill

MSNBC's Nancy Snyderman attacked Catholic bishops on Thursday for opposing abortion funding in the health care bill, agreeing with the President of NOW that the IRS should investigate them. The ...

Newsweek Editor Posts Bizarre Anti-Lou Dobbs Poem: Anchor Wants World 'Where Aliens Are Put in Stocks'

Newsweek senior editor Jerry Adler on Thursday posted a bizarre poem on the publication's website, mocking Lou Dobbs for leaving CNN and insinuating that the cable anchor might be crazy: "So wily ...

ABC's Charles Gibson Admits: 'I Worry About the Lack of Objectivity' in News Business

World News anchor Charles Gibson admitted on Tuesday, "I worry about the lack of objectivity and the future of the news business." The ABC host spoke before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce ...

ABC's Charles Gibson Admits: 'I Worry About the Lack of Objectivity' in News Business

World News anchor Charles Gibson admitted on Tuesday, "I worry about the lack of objectivity and the future of the news business." The ABC host spoke before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce ...

MSNBC Frets About 'Far Right' and 'Super Conservatives Alienating GOP Centrists'

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan anchored a segment on Tuesday's Morning Meeting that worried about the "far right" and wondered whether "super conservatives" are alienating "GOP centrists." The host ...

ABC's Dr. Tim Johnson Sees Nothing But Upside in Government-run Health Care

Dr. Tim Johnson, ABC's medical editor and longtime fan of government-run health care, appeared on Monday's Good Morning America to tout the great benefits of passing congressional legislation. ...

ABC's Diane Sawyer Repeats Concern of Wishing Muslim Shooter's 'Name was Smith'; All Three Networks ID Hasan's Faith

All three morning shows on Friday identified the man who killed 12 at an Army base in Texas as a Muslim. However, Good Morning America's Diane Sawyer repeated a concern from Thursday's World News: ...

'V' Sci-Fi Star Compares Journalist-Mouthpiece for Evil Aliens to Anderson Cooper

Scott Wolf, the star of a new show about evil aliens who use superficial journalists to take over the planet, appeared on Monday's Good Morning America and compared his "morally compromised" ...
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Twenty Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Recalling the Liberal Media's Blindness to the Evils of Communism

After Failing in Quest to Defeat Republican Governor, Wash Post Begins Lobbying Him for Tax Increases

During the 2009 Virginia gubernatorial election, the Washington Post waged a relentless campaign to defeat Republican Bob McDonnell. Starting on Wednesday, after the GOP nominee received almost 59 ...