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

Absurd Denial: Wash Post Claims 'Goal' of GOP Attack Pieces Wasn't to Help Dem Nominee

A Washington Post staff writer on Wednesday swore that it wasn't the "goal" of the newspaper to elect Virginia's Democratic candidate for governor, despite the paper's wave of attack coverage ...

WaPo Shocks No One; Endorses VA Dem the Paper Has Been Boosting for Months

In what could be described as the biggest non-surprise of the 2009 Virginia gubernatorial election, the Washington Post on Sunday endorsed Creigh Deeds, the Democratic candidate that its news ...

NBC and CBS Morning Shows Ignore False Limbaugh Quotes and Failure of NFL Bid

NBC and CBS's morning shows on Thursday completely skipped any reference to the false quotes that forced Rush Limbaugh to be dropped from a group bidding to buy the St. Louis Rams. Only Good ...

MSNBC Contributor: Rush Limbaugh Would 'Love to Say He Owns a Plantation Full of Black Men'

MSNBC contributor Touré on Wednesday continued the network's vitriolic, slanderous attacks on Rush Limbaugh. Discussing the radio host's bid to buy the St. Louis Rams, the cable commentator ...

ABC Ignores False Limbaugh Quotes; More Interested in Comparing Rush to Marge Schott

ABC's Good Morning America on Tuesday devoted two stories to whether the "controversial" Rush Limbaugh would be able to buy an NFL team, but skipped any discussion of the false quotes that have ...

MSNBC's Source for Dubious Limbaugh Quote on Slavery? A Football Player

For the second time on Monday, MSNBC cited a dubious "quote" from Rush Limbaugh in which the conservative radio host supposedly said that "slavery had its merits." The source? A linebacker for the ...

MSNBC Features Lefty Sports Writer to Trash 'Racist' 'Swine' Rush Limbaugh

MSNBC on Monday featured the Nation magazine's sports editor to rant against Rush Limbaugh as a "unreconstructed racist," a "swine" and also lobby that the conservative host shouldn't be allowed ...

MSNBC's Shuster Slams: Obama Nobel Speech Makes Limbaugh Look 'Un-American'

MSNBC's David Shuster on Friday slammed Rush Limbaugh as "un-American" and "extreme" for criticizing Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize win. The liberal co-host of News Live applauded the ...

ABC's Charles Gibson: 'Humble' Obama Won Nobel Prize Because He 'Inspires'

Anchoring live coverage on Friday of Barack Obama's speech about receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, ABC's Charles Gibson enthused that the President won the award because he inspires. The World News ...

ABC's Sawyer Gushes: Obama Nobel Win Is 'the Olympic Gold of International Diplomacy'

Good Morning America co-host Diane Sawyer on Friday used an odd expression to fawn over Barack Obama's Nobel Prize win. She cooed that the award is "the Olympic gold of international diplomacy." ...

CBS Skips Any Mention of Massive Deficit Numbers Under Obama

Wednesday's CBS Evening News With Katie Couric and Thursday's Early show completely ignored any mention of the fact that the deficit has risen to a staggering $1.4 trillion, triple what it was a ...

Newsweek Seriously Asks: 'Was Russia Better Off Red?'

The October 12 issue of Newsweek asked: "Was Russia Better Off Red?" The "Back Story" page of the magazine featured a graphic comparing life under communism to now: "Since the collapse of the ...

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer Slams GOP Comments on Pelosi as Sexist and Demeaning

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer on Wednesday angrily agreed with Democratic claims that the National Republican Congressional Committee made a sexist slam against Nancy Pelosi. Appearing on Morning ...

Claire Shipman's Bizarre Logic: 'Olympic Loss Actually a Boost for Obama'

According to ABC correspondent Claire Shipman, the botched Olympic bid by Barack Obama is actually a "good" thing for the President. Writing an online column for True/Slant, Shipman bizarrely ...

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan: Conservatives Don't Care If 'Half the Country Dies' in Order to 'Take Down Obama'

Morning Meeting host Dylan Ratigan on Monday smeared conservatives, saying that the right doesn't care if "half the country dies" in order to "take down Obama" on health care. Ratigan made his ...

ABC's de Nies Swears: Michelle Obama's 'Work Here Is Done' With 'Emotional' Olympic Appeal

On Friday, just hours before the International Olympic Committee rejected Barack Obama's appeal for Chicago to be awarded the 2016 Olympic games, ABC's Yunji de Nies swore that Michelle Obama and ...

ABC's Charlie Gibson in Chicago for 'Crushing' Olympic Defeat; 'Kick in the Pants' for Obama

World News host Charlie Gibson appeared bewildered on Friday as ABC broke into regular coverage to report the "stunning," crushing" news that Barack Obama had lost his bid to secure the 2016 ...

ABC's Claire Shipman Tosses Softballs to Jimmy Carter at 'Incredible' Presidential Library

ABC's Claire Shipman on Thursday fawned over Jimmy Carter, celebrated his 85th birthday and the "incredible" presidential library bearing his name. Offering few tough questions, the Good Morning ...

ABC's De Nies Prognosticates: Not 'a Dry Eye in the House' for Michelle Obama Speech

Good Morning America correspondent Yunji de Nies on Thursday touted White House talking points when she highlighted Michelle Obama's pitch for the 2016 Olympics to be in Chicago. De Nies parroted, ...

ABC's Tim Johnson Finds Yet Another Way to Lobby for Government Health Care

On Wednesday's Good Morning America, co-host Diane Sawyer and Dr. Tim Johnson touted the treatment members of Congress get as an example of the unfairness of the health care system. Sawyer ...