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

ABC's David Muir: Could Gay White House Staffer Have Dissuaded Bush on Marriage Amendment?

Good Morning America's David Muir on Thursday used the announcement that Republican operative Ken Mehlman is gay to push the GOP towards rethinking its stance on marriage. Talking to former George ...

A Day After ABC Highlighted Sarah Palin's Political 'Losing Streak,' Her Candidate Closes in on Stunning Win

A day after highlighting Sarah Palin's political "losing streak," Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Wednesday acknowledged the stunning turn in Alaska's senatorial primary race: "But Joe Miller ...

Andrea Mitchell Lectures U.S. on Ground Zero Mosque: America Needs to Be 'More Sensitive to Minority Communities'

Andrea Mitchell on Tuesday fretted that the "angry voices" protesting against the Ground Zero mosque will hurt Barack Obama's attempts to reach out to the Muslim world. Talking to American ...

ABC Singles Out 'Hard-line, Tea Party Conservative,' Ignores Antics of Florida Democratic Candidate

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Tuesday characterized a Republican senatorial candidate in Alaska as a "hard-line, Tea Party conservative" and someone who "has also been known to attract ...

ABC Hides Identity of Liberal Activist Advocating for More Government Intervention in Business

Good Morning America's Bianna Golodryga on Sunday featured a liberal activist arguing for more government intervention in the form of paid time off laws and "affordable" child care. The ABC host ...

ABC's Bianna Golodryga Knocks Franklin Graham for 'Adding to the Confusion' Over Obama's Religion

Good Morning America co-host Bianna Golodryga on Saturday chided the Reverend Franklin Graham, complaining that "one of the country's leading evangelicals is adding to the confusion" over Barack ...

George Stephanopoulos Actually Grills Dem Politician on Ethics Violations

George Stephanopoulos on Friday showed that it is possible to force a Democratic politician to answer tough questions. The ABC host grilled Maxine Waters over allegations that she misused her ...

CBS, NBC Skip Pelosi Threat to Investigate Opposition to Ground Zero Mosque

Only Good Morning America's Jake Tapper on Thursday mentioned the call by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to investigate those who oppose the construction of a mosque near Ground Zero. CBS's Early Show ...

Time Editor Richard Stengel Frets About America's 'Islamophobia,' 'Ignorance'

Time magazine editor Richard Stengel on Thursday appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to bemoan the United States' "ignorance" towards Muslims and to wonder, "Is America Islamophobic?" That particular ...

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Derides the 'Heated' and 'Ugly' Rhetoric from Those Who Oppose Mosque

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Wednesday complained about "loud, heated, ugly and inaccurate" comments arising from the debate over the Ground Zero mosque. She also spun the founder and chief ...

On Ground Zero Mosque, George Stephanopoulos Keeps Focus on Republicans: Will They 'Undercut' Obama's Outreach?

George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday again focused on GOP reaction to the Ground Zero mosque, challenging Karl Rove as to whether Republicans such as Newt Gingrich will "undercut the work" President ...

Ex-Dem Aide Stephanopoulos and Ex-Dem Congressman Discuss Impact NY Mosque Will Have on Democrats

Rather than focus on the rightness of building a mosque near Ground Zero, or investigating the potential funding of the construction, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday spent ...

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Dismisses Ground Zero Mosque Debate as a 'Smokescreen'

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan on Monday dismissed the controversy over the Ground Zero mosque as a "political smokescreen." The liberal anchor derided opponents of the planned construction who live in ...

ABC's Dan Harris Worries About Rising Tide of 'Islamophobia' in Wake of Ground Zero Mosque Approval

Good Morning America's Dan Harris on Monday highlighted the worry that the proposed Ground Zero mosque could bring a "rising tide of Islamophobia in the country." He repeated the argument of the ...

For Climate Change Piece, ABC's Dan Harris Skips Agenda of Global Warming Scientist

Good Morning America's Dan Harris on Friday filed a report on extreme weather and failed to mention the agenda of a global warming scientist. Elizabeth Vargas teased the segment by fretting, "And ...

George Stephanopoulos Touts Obama's Liberal Achievements: 'What More Could the President Have Done?'

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday interviewed liberal Congressman Dennis Kucinich and defended Barack Obama's left-wing achievements. Stephanopoulos touted, "Congressman, ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Hits Michelle Malkin with White House Spin on Democratic Corruption

Conservative pundit Michelle Malkin made a rare appearance on Wednesday's Good Morning America and highlighted the issue of Democratic corruption. Co-host George Stephanopoulos responded to ...

Bill Weir, ABC's New Nightline Host: A Profile in Bias

ABC's Bill Weir debuted on Monday as the new co-anchor of Nightline. ABC President David Westin lauded Weir in July for conducting "some of our most innovative reporting." But, he may be better ...

ABC's Cokie Roberts Defends Michelle Obama's Spanish Vacation: 'What Real Difference Does It Make?'

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos and Cokie Roberts on Monday downplayed the potential bad PR Michelle Obama might suffer for taking a Spanish vacation costing $250,000. Roberts ...

ABC Hypes Michelle Obama's 'Lush,' Luxurious' Spanish Vacation, Hit Extravagance of Laura Bush

Good Morning America's Yunji de Nies on Friday touted Michelle Obama's "five-star," "luxurious" vacation to Spain, skipping any discussion of controversy over the $148,000 trip. In January of ...