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.


Author Articles

NBC Uniquely Wonders if Obama Is Using 'Scare Tactics' to Hype Social Security Threat

Of the three morning shows on Wednesday, only NBC's Today speculated that Barack Obama might be using "scare tactics" with his dire warning that, barring a deal on raising the debt limit, Social ...

ABC Turns to the Photoshopping, GOP-Smearing Tina Brown as an Expert on the 'Amorality' of Murdoch

Newsweek editor Tina Brown, who last week smeared the Republican Party as "suicide bombers," was featured as a guest on Tuesday's Good Morning America to slam the "amorality" of Rupert Murdoch. ...

Martin Bashir Implicates Bachmann in Group's Pledge: Does She Support a 'Return to the Days of Slavery?'

MSNBC's Martin Bashir on Monday wondered if Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum support "a return to the days of slavery" after the two GOP hopefuls signed a pledge on upholding traditional marriage.

Liberal Diane Sawyer Swears Neutrality: 'People Will Know What the Truth Is'

World News host Diane Sawyer swears she simply "brings the facts" and makes sure people "know what the truth is." The anchor appeared on Thursday's O'Reilly Factor to promote her new special on ...

Twice in Less Than 24 Hours, Chris Matthews Compares Republicans to 'Terrorists'

Two times in less than 24 hours, MSNBC's Chris Matthews smeared Republicans who oppose raising the debt limit as "terrorists." On Tuesday, after liberal guest Joan Walsh compared the GOP position ...

MSNBC's Religious Expert Excoriates 'Radical,' 'Theocratic' Christians Who 'Hate' America

In a segment on the religiosity of Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry, MSNBC's Richard Lui on Wednesday looked to an author who smears conservative Christians as "radical," weird individuals who ...

Chris Matthews Smears the 'Scary' GOP as the 'Wahhabis of American Government'

MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Tuesday escalated his attack on the Republican Party, comparing them to a violent sect of Islam. The Hardball host frothed, "Well, the GOP has become the Wahhabis of ...

Jake Tapper Concedes Media's Bias on Obama Medal of Honor Gaffe, Double Standard on Bachmann

ABC White House correspondent Jake Tapper appeared on the June 27 edition of Dennis Miller's radio show and conceded to a media blackout of Barack Obama's Medal of Honor gaffe. (The President ...

ABC Chides Money-'Obsessed' Candidates' Fourth of July, Gushed Over Obama in 2007

Good Morning America's John Berman on Tuesday offered a condescending, dismissive take on how the money "obsessed" presidential candidates spent their Fourth of July. Yet, four years ago, the same ...

ABC Donated 15 Minutes to Obama's Take on Fatherhood, But Knocks Bachmann's 'False Statements'

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos, host of the same program that provided Barack Obama with a 15 minute platform to talk about the importance of fathers, badgered Michele Bachmann on ...

Chris Matthews Smears: Bachmann's Praise for the Founders Equals 'Slavery'

After playing a clip of Michele Bachmann longing for a return to the "Founders' vision of a constitutionally conservative government," MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Monday assumed the Republican ...

Networks Tout 'Extra Spectacular' Gay Pride Parades and 'Victory Laps' from 'Hero' Andrew Cuomo

The network morning shows on Monday hyped the "extra spectacular" gay pride parades in the wake of New York's newly passed same sex marriage legislation. Both ABC and NBC highlighted the "hero's ...

Piers Morgan Insists 'No Partisanship' at CNN; Reality Says Otherwise

According to cable host Piers Morgan, CNN is bias-free. On his June 22 program, the anchor declared of his network: "What it doesn't have is partisanship, which is a very different thing from ...

During Journalistic Lovefest on CNN, 'Queen of England' Christiane Amanpour Swears She's Objective

Former CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour appeared on Wednesday's Piers Morgan show and was praised as being like "the queen of England" and "Beyonce." The Piers Morgan Tonight host also allowed ...

Chris Matthews Slams 'Evil' Rush Limbaugh for Spreading Climate Change 'Lies'

A frothing Chris Matthews on Wednesday excoriated Rush Limbaugh as "evil" for spreading "lies" about global warming.

ABC and CBS Heap Praise on 'Baby Whisperer' Barack Obama and His 'Magic' Touch

The ABC and CBS morning shows on Wednesday gushed over "baby whisperer" Barack Obama. Both Good Morning America and the Early Show played White House-produced video of the President comforting a ...

After Touting Huntsman's Promise to be 'Civil,' ABC Slams Republican with Obama Talking Points

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday played up presidential candidate Jon Huntsman's promise for "a civil campaign" and an ABC graphic reminded, "Huntsman's Promise to be ...

ABC Freaks Out Over the 'Political Calamity' of John McCain Linking Illegals to Forest Fires

Good Morning America's reporters on Tuesday hyperbolically attacked John McCain for creating a "firestorm" and a "political calamity" by suggesting that illegal immigrants have been responsible ...

MSNBC's President Trumpets Lefty Identity: Our Network Is the 'Place to Go for Progressives'

In an interview with the AP, MSNBC President Phil Griffin bragged about life after Keith Olbermann, touting the cable channel as "really the place to go for progressives."

ABC Alert for 'Foot-in-Mouth' 'Gaffes' by the GOP, Skipped Obama's ATM Blunder

Just seconds after donating a fawning interview to Barack Obama about the meaning of being a father, the journalists at Good Morning America on Friday provided White House spin with a look at the ...