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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Luke Russert: Will GOP Nominate Cruz or Paul and Have a 'Barry Goldwater Moment?'

MSNBC journalist Luke Russert on Thursday reported lon the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and dismissed two potential presidential candidates. Russert wondered if the ...
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ABC Frets Over Pro-American Cadillac Ad: 'Arrogant' and Xenophobic?

The journalists at Good Morning America were sufficiently provoked by a new pro-American Cadillac commercial that they devoted a whole segment to wondering if the spot was "arrogant" and ...
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Robin Roberts Fawns Over 'Passionate,' Caring Michelle Obama

Good Morning America's  Robin Roberts has repeatedly been awarded interviews with Michelle and Barack Obama. There's a good reason for this: She doesn't ask tough questions. On Thursday, the ...
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Ed Schultz Caves to Liberals, Officially Flips on Keystone Pipeline: 'I Was Wrong'

Ed Schultz's brief rebellion against liberal orthodoxy is over. The MSNBC anchor in February announced his support for the Keystone oil pipeline, telling his audience to "confront reality." Ever ...
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Only CBS Bothers to Cover Yet Another ObamaCare Delay: Critics Have a 'New Target'

Only CBS This Morning on Wednesday bothered to cover yet another delay of ObamaCare. NBC's Today and ABC's Good Morning America both skipped the news. On Tuesday night, all three networks ignored ...
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An Actual War on Women? ABC and CBS Skip Domestic Violence Claim Against Alan Grayson

Journalists and networks hyped the so-called Republican "war on women" during the 2012 election. But ABC and CBS on Wednesday skipped the claim that liberal Congressman Alan Grayson committed ...
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Ed Schultz Goes from Supporting Keystone to Comparing It to 'Vietnam'

MSNBC viewers in February were treated to a rare sight: An anchor disagreeing with the accepted liberal position on an issue. Ed Schultz publicly came out in support of the Keystone XL oil ...
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Only CBS Exposes 'Outrage' Over Liberal NYC Mayor's 'Attack' on Charter Schools

Of the three networks, only CBS has investigated the "outrage" of Bill de Blasio's "attacks" against charter schools in New York City. CBS This Morning journalist Don Dahler on Tuesday revealed, ...
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ABC Skips Own Poll of Dour News for Dems, Devotes 18 Minutes to 'Dancing With the Stars'

The journalists at World News on Monday and Good Morning America on Tuesday ignored the results of their own poll, a survey finding Democrats in deep trouble for the 2014 midterms. It's not as ...
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Cue Laughter: Ronan Farrow Allows Planned Parenthood President to Tout 'Non-Partisan' Status

Newly minted journalist Ronan Farrow was given the Cronkite Award for Excellence in Exploration and Journalism this week, but he seemed incapable of basic fact checking while interviewing Planned ...
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Clueless Brian Williams: An 'Outrage' That Congress Didn't Rhapsodize Over Comic Seth Rogen

According to NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, It's an "outrage" that members of Congress didn't sit in rapt attention to every word of self-admitted "pothead" Seth Rogen. The comedian and ...
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CBS Predicts Climate Change Means the End of Snow: 'Winter Sports Could Be Doomed'

In another attempt to promote global warming activism, CBS This Morning journalists on Thursday warned viewers that climate change could lead to the end of snow and skiing. Co-host Charlie Rose ...
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Shocker: CBS Devotes Five Minutes to the 'Frantic Efforts to Save' ObamaCare 'Debacle'

In a surprising change, CBS This Morning on Thursday devoted almost five minutes to investigating the "debacle" of ObamaCare and the administration's "frantic efforts" to save it from total ...
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NBC Is Still Ignoring Obama's 'Embarrassing' Ambassadorial Picks

While CBS and ABC have awoken to the "embarrassing" performance of Barack Obama's wealthy donors turned ambassadorial nominees, NBC is still skipping the details of the men and women who have ...
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Ed Schultz: Religious Protection Bill Is a License for Gun-Crazy Arizonians to Kill

On Tuesday, MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz smeared Arizonians as gun-crazed maniacs salivating over a license to kill. The Ed Show host attacked legislation designed to protect the religious liberty of ...
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Nets Continue Push Against 'Very Controversial' Arizona Bill That Could 'Legalize Discrimination'

All three network morning shows on Tuesday continued the push against an Arizona bill that aims to protect the religious freedom of business owners who oppose gay marriage. According to CBS This ...
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MSNBC Logic: Calling Fallen Soldiers 'Heroic' Was 'Uncomfortable,' But Lena Dunham Is a 'Hero'

The hosts of MSNBC know what true courage is. In 2012, Chris Hayes admitted that he was "uncomfortable" calling fallen members of the military "heroes." On February 24, 2014, new anchor Ronan ...
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Networks Allow a Scant Two Minutes for Obama's 'Dramatic' Reduction of the Army

The plan by Barack Obama's government to "dramatically" shrink the size of the Army to its lowest level since World War II warranted a scant one minute and 56 seconds of total coverage on Monday's ...
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Andrea Mitchell Plots Dem Strategy: 'Many of Us in the Media' Touted More Spending

MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell on Friday openly plotted strategy with a senior Democratic adviser, complimenting him on successful efforts to convince Americans to think that raising the debt ...
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Only CBS Hits NYC's Lefty Mayor for Reckless Speeding After Lecturing on Safe Driving

Just days after New York City's prominent liberal mayor instructed local drivers to be more responsible, Bill de Blasio's motorcade was caught on camera speeding, weaving in and out of lanes and ...