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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NYT's Maureen Dowd Excoriates 'Cannibal' 'Vampire' Tea Partiers

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd on Wednesday continued to ramp up the newspaper's vitriolic attacks against Tea Party conservatives, bizarrely describing them as "cannibals" "zombies" and ...

ABC's Jon Karl Blames House GOP for FAA Shutdown, Skips Democratic Obstruction

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Thursday placed the blame for a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration on House Republicans, ignoring the role Senate Democrats have played.

Chris Matthews: Southern 'Secessionists' Want to 'Kill' Obama...'Politically'

MSNBC's Chris Matthews took his hateful attacks on conservatives to a new level, Wednesday, smearing the Tea Party as "southern" "secessionists" who want to "kill" Obama. The Hardball host quickly ...

Times' Joe Nocera Spews Venom at 'Terrorist' Tea Partiers for Strapping on 'Suicide Vests'

New York Times columnist Joe Nocera on Tuesday viciously attacked the Tea Party as "terrorists" who had a "suicide vests" during the debt ceiling debate. Continuing the paper's habit of comparing ...

Chris Matthews: 'Thug' Republicans Are 'Muggers' Who 'Assault' Obama

Chris Matthews doesn't seem to be running out of violent imagery to use in his smears against the Republican Party. On Tuesday, the Hardball host bombarded the GOP, comparing them to "muggers" who ...

NYT Highlights the Plight of State Cuts to the Arts: Say Goodbye to the Largest Ball of Twine Replica

New York Times writer Robin Pogrebin on Tuesday highlighted cuts to arts funding by the states and the negative effect it will have on replicas of the largest ball of twine. The headline blared, ...

George Stephanopoulos Worries Tiny 2012 Budget Cuts Will 'Hurt' the Recovery and 'Cost Jobs'

Apparently, cutting a $3.7 trillion budget by $21 billion hurts the economy. Talking to Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on Tuesday, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos worried about the ...

Unhinged Chris Matthews Smears Tea Party Republicans as Baby-Kidnapping 'Terrorists' for Debt Deal

An unhinged Chris Matthews on Monday decried the debt ceiling deal negotiated in Congress, attacking Tea Party Republicans as a group of baby-kidnapping terrorists. He also bizarrely described the ...

George Stephanopoulos Parrots Lefty Paul Krugman to Hit Obama from the Left on Debt Deal

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Monday hit senior White House advisor David Plouffe from the left, highlighting liberal columnist Paul Krugman's complaints about the debt ceiling ...

Lefty Paul Krugman Urges More Bias, Wants Journalists to Denounce G.O.P Extremism

Liberal New York Times columnist Paul Krugman on Friday denounced the "centrist cop-out" of balance. Krugman specifically singled out the Associated Press for not exclusively blaming the ongoing ...

20-1: NY Times Continues to Skip Liberal Label in Debt Debate, Highlights 'Recalcitrant Conservatives'

The New York Times' lead story on the debt ceiling debate, Friday, for the second time in three days, featured no liberal labels, but managed to tag "conservatives" five times. This now brings the ...

ABC Rips Into CNN's Piers Morgan, Gloats That Hacking Scandal Could 'Wipe the Smile from His Face'

Good Morning America's Nick Watt on Thursday launched into a mocking attack on CNN host Piers Morgan and his role in the British hacking scandal. With barely restrained glee, Watt gloated, "The ...

ABC Emphasizes 'Broken Down' GOP Congress; Ignores Obama's Inability to Get a Debt Deal Done

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Wednesday chided a "broken down" Congress unable to get a debt ceiling deal done. Karl ignored Barack Obama's role in failing to secure legislation that would ...

ABC Skipped Story of Dem Rep Allegedly Sexually Assaulting a Teen; Will They Notice His Resignation?

ABC, as of Tuesday morning, has skipped any coverage of embattled Democratic Congressman David Wu, accused of what The Oregonian called "an unwanted sexual encounter with the 18-year-old daughter ...

ABC Ignores Its Own Poll Showing Bleak Numbers for Obama on the Economy

ABC on Monday and Tuesday ignored its own poll's finding that 37 percent of Americans now believe that Barack Obama's policies are hurting the economy. No mention was made of the results on ...

Ex-Newsweek Editor Howard Fineman Slams: Tea Partiers Are Creating a 'Slow Motion Secession'

Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman on Monday berated Tea Partiers for engineering a "slow motion succession" in relation to the budget impasse in Congress.

Networks Trumpet News of 'Christian' Killer, But Balked Over Labeling Muslim Violence

The three major networks trumpeted the news this weekend that the man behind a mass shooting spree in Norway is also a Christian, highlighting the fact in eight different programs from Saturday ...

CNN's John King Distorts Reagan, Parrots False Claim That He Peddled Tax Hike Compromise

CNN's John King on Thursday recycled the now debunked claim that, in a similar situation to the current debt ceiling debate, Ronald Reagan lobbied for a tax increase compromise to avoid an ...

Video Proves Chris Matthews Totally Distorted Ronald Reagan's Position on Taxes

On Wednesday's Hardball, Chris Matthews took a clip from a 24 year-old Ronald Reagan press conference and disingenuously passed it off as the Republican's take on "raising taxes to deal with the ...

Chris Matthews Lies About Ronald Reagan as Way to Smear 'Terrorist' Republicans

Hardball host Chris Matthews on Wednesday distorted Ronald Reagan's position on taxes in order to justify his bizarre assertion that the late President would consider the current Republican stance ...