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

Networks Pan Reid Debate Performance, But CBS, NBC Still Skip Democrat's Embarrassing Moments

Viewers who watched the three morning shows on Friday were greeted with a less than enthusiastic review of Harry Reid's debate performance. On Good Morning America, Jon Karl announced, "Reid often ...

ABC Hypes Michelle Obama's 'Star Power' in Wisconsin, Skips Any Mention of GOP Challenger

According to Good Morning America's Sharyn Alfonsi, the White House is hoping the "star power" of Michelle Obama will be enough for the Democrats to beat the Republican senatorial challenger in ...

ABC Slams Christine's O'Donnell's 'Cringe-Inducing' Debate Performance, Hits Her for 'Stumbling'

On Thursday's Good Morning America, reporter Claire Shipman knocked Christine O'Donnell for a "cringe-inducing" answer during a debate, Wednesday, but downplayed and ignored awkward moments from ...

Sloppy 'Experts' at ABC Incorrectly Label Five (of Nine) GOP Seats as Held by Democrats

ABC News, which likes to bill itself as delivering "up-to-the-minute political coverage," on Sunday identified nine key Senate seats and mistakenly labeled five of them as held by Democrats.

George Stephanopoulos Parrots White House Talking Points, Demands Karl Rove Prove His Innocence

George Stephanopoulos adopted the "guilty until proven innocent" style of questioning on Tuesday and pressed strategist Karl Rove to prove that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other groups aren't ...

Bob Woodruff's Hard-Hitting Expose of North Korea: New Dictator Likes Michael Jordan

Granted exclusive access to North Korea, Good Morning America's Bob Woodruff informed viewers that the incoming leader, Kim Jong Un, is "said to be a fan of basketball star Michael Jordan."

ABC Links 'Explosive' Paladino Comments on Gays to Brutal Attack in NYC

Good Morning America's hosts on Monday repeatedly linked comments by Carl Paladino to a brutal crime against homosexuals. After playing a clip of the gubernatorial nominee saying he didn't want ...

ABC Promotes Nation Attack on 'American Hypocrite' Lou Dobbs, Skips ID of Lefty Magazine

Good Morning America on Friday promoted an attack piece by the liberal magazine The Nation against Lou Dobbs. In the two segments devoted to whether or not the populist host hired illegal ...

ABC Links Teen Bullying to 'Wedge Issues' Like Gay Marriage

According to ABC's Juju Chang, "wedge issues" like gay marriage can be linked to the bullying of homosexual teens. On Thursday's Good Morning America, the news anchor connected the subject in a ...

George Stephanopoulos Highlights Tea Party Candidates 'Called Too Extreme,' Touts Attacks on Rubio

On Wednesday, Good Morning America co-anchor George Stephanopoulos hosted the Florida Senate debate and on Thursday morning highlighted the attacks against Republican Marco Rubio.

USA Today Frets Over the Possible Loss of (Democratic) Women in Congress

A headline in USA Today on Monday worried, "Elections are likely to trim number of women in Congress." It wasn't until the 15th paragraph of Susan Page's story that the numerous female Republican ...

Combative George Stephanopoulos Pushes Idea That the Tea Party May Be 'Losing Traction'

ABC trumpeted a new poll on Tuesday as proof that conservatives and Republicans could be losing ground in the midterm election. Good Morning America co-host George Stephanopoulos excitedly opened ...

ABC Sanitizes Left Wing Rally, Excludes Communist and Socialist Signs

Good Morning America on Sunday recapped the liberal One Nation rally held on the nation's capital, Saturday, but skipped any mention of the socialist and Communist themed signs seen during the march.

ABC's Jon Karl Highlights 'Admission' That Tea Party Candidate Opposes Minimum Wage

Good Morning America on Monday highlighted the "admission" by Tea Party backed candidate Joe Miller that he opposes the federal minimum wage. Reporter Jon Karl breathlessly related, "In an ...

ABC Spins Whitman Controversy as the 'Story That Won't Go Away,' Airs Fourth Segment in Two Days

Good Morning America on Friday continued to hype the allegations that gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman knowingly employed an illegal alien, airing the fourth segment on the topic in just two ...

ABC Hypes 'Bombshell' 'Rocking' CA Governor's Race, Whitman Risks Looking 'Heartless'

Good Morning America on Thursday devoted nine minutes and three segments to the "bombshell" accusations that are "rocking" the California governor's race. After relating the allegations that ...

CBS, ABC Excited Over Barack Obama's Bid to Recapture His 'Glory Days'

Both ABC and CBS on Wednesday morning played up Barack Obama's attempt to reignite his Democratic base and defeat surging Republicans. Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos labeled the ...

MSNBC's Luke Russert Hypes Russ Feingold as a 'Fiscal Conservative,' Hits Angle for 'Absurd Comments'

MSNBC reporter Luke Russert on Tuesday lauded Democratic Senator Russ Feingold as a "fiscal conservative." During the same segment, he knocked Republican Sharron Angle for making "outlandish, ...

On ABC, Bob Woodward Sympathizes With 'Intellectual' Obama and His 'Internal Struggle'

According to Bob Woodward, Barack Obama is an "intellectual" who has agonized over Afghanistan. The Washington Post author appeared on Good Morning America on Tuesday and touted his new book, ...

Jake Tapper Hits Dems for Playing the 'Fear Card,' CBS, NBC Silent on Alan Grayson's Military Smear

Only Good Morning America's Jake Tapper on Monday highlighted an attack from the liberal Alan Grayson that his Republican opponent "doesn't love this country." CBS's Early Show and NBC's Today ...