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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2014 Midterms: CBS Sees 'Very Conservative,' 'Far Right' Problem in Kansas

Polls and prognosticators suggest a Republican takeover of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections. Yet, the networks continue to offer scant coverage of the various races. The CBS Evening News ...
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Rosie O'Donnell: Penalizing Muslim NFL Player 'Propels Us to War'

According to View co-host and 9/11 truther Rosie O'Donnell, a Muslim NFL player being penalized for praying after a touchdown is the kind of thing that "propels us to war." Talking to the other ...
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ABC Skips Own Reporter's Battle With White House, Gushes Over Clooney

The viewers of ABC News might not know it, but one of the network's senior reporters, Jon Karl, grilled White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Friday about claims that al Qaeda had been ...
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2014 Midterms: Nets Yawn at Democratic Gaffes and Scandals, Tout GOP Problems

The 2014 midterms may be building towards a Republican wave, but the elections in 39 days have drawn little interest from the networks. NBC and CBS on Thursday made exceptions, but only to ...
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Networks Skip Compelling Story of Mom Arrested After Taking Gun Into New Jersey

The three major networks have obsessed over every detail of the football scandal involving Ray Rice and what the NFL knew. Yet, ABC, NBC and CBS have ignored the compelling story of Shaneen Allen, ...
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NYT Repeatedly Frets Over Threat from 'Conservative' School Board

In case one didn't know, there's a "conservative" school board in Colorado that is facing protests. In just 17 paragraphs, New York Times reporter Jack Healy worried about "conservatives" five ...
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9/11 Truther Rosie O'Donnell Sees 'Financial Agenda' in Hitting Syria

Rosie O'Donnell, a 9/11 truther and general conspiracy theorist, on Wednesday delved into the reasons behind Barack Obama's air strikes against Syria. The View co-host insisted that there is a ...
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Tom Brokaw Knocks Obama for Being 'Immobilized' on ISIS

Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw on Tuesday dismissed Barack Obama's air strikes in Syria as too late and not effective. Talking to Ronan Farrow on MSNBC, he chided, "We've known about ...
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Ed Schultz's Ratings Plummet as He Obsesses Over Climate Change

Ed Schultz's ratings continued to plummet last week, falling to just 41,000 in a key demographic. So, how did the MSNBC host respond to the bad news? He opened his show on Monday by demanding that ...
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Chris Matthews Assailed Christie as New Nixon, Skips Clearing

When the Bridgegate scandal engulfed Chris Christie in January, MSNBC's Chris Matthews went wild, repeatedly comparing the controversy to Watergate. On Thursday afternoon, federal officials ...
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NFL-Obsessed Networks Skip Jihad Killing Within U.S.

What do the networks consider vital information for their viewers? ABC, NBC and CBS again on Thursday offered the latest about the "firestorm" engulfing the National Football League. Yet, these ...
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NBC Skips 'Stunning' New VA Scandal Report, ABC Offers 21 Seconds

A government report claiming that there was no conclusive proof that long wait times led to deaths at Veterans Affairs hospitals was altered. Yet, for the second day in a row, NBC ignored this ...
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Joe Klein: Obama Is Cynical for Giving in to 'Ugly' Immigration Nativists

Time magazine's Joe Klein used the September 22 issue to knock Barack Obama from the left, decrying the "cynical" Democrat for giving in to the "ugly," nativist opposition to immigration. Denying ...
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Networks Ignore: While Talking About Money, Joe Biden Refers to 'Shylocks'

All three network morning shows on Wednesday ignored Joe Biden using a word many consider to be anti-Semitic. Giving a speech on Tuesday about legal issues facing veterans, the Vice President ...
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Rosie O'Donnell Stunned at Idea Obama Doesn't 'Love People'

Rosie O'Donnell appeared shocked by the suggestion that Barack Obama "doesn't love people." The View co-host on Tuesday sparred with Republican Nicolle Wallace over the President and demonstrated ...
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'View' Crew to Nicolle Wallace: 'When Did You Want to Pop' Sarah Palin?

In addition to 9/11 truther Rosie O'Donnell, two other hosts debuted on The View, Monday, moderate Republican Nicolle Wallace and liberal actress Rosie Perez. Wallace famously worked for – and ...
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Charlie Rose Fawned Over 'Friend' Hillary Clinton, Grills Rand Paul

Charlie Rose has repeatedly fawned over his "friend" Hillary Clinton, even reading a poem to her. But when Rand Paul appeared on CBS This Morning, Monday, Rose and his morning show hosts ...
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ABC and NBC Skip Foley Mom Bashing 'Appalling' Obama Response

The mother of a beheaded American is speaking out against the Obama administration, slamming the "appalling" handling of her son's kidnapping and death. Diane Foley's comments follow the ...
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Crickets: Networks Avoid Democratic Gaffes and Scandals in 2014 Midterms

In 2012, gaffes and scandals by Republican candidates, such as Todd Akin, prompted a wave of coverage by the three networks. Yet, ill-conceived comments by Democrats in the 2014 midterms have ...
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Networks Push Obama's 'Broad Coalition' as Britain, Germany Drop Out

All three network morning shows on Thursday highlighted Barack Obama's primetime speech from the night before, promoting his talk of a "broad coalition." Yet, Germany and Britain have announced ...