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

George Stephanopoulos: Should Threat of Koran Burning Make Us Rethink First Amendment?

George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday wondered if a Florida pastor's threat to burn a Koran could "change" and "challenge" the meaning of the First Amendment. Talking to Stephen Breyer, he speculated, ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos: Will GOP Landslide Be a 'Blessing in Disguise' for Obama?

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday tried to find the upside to a possible Democratic landslide in November. Talking to Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, he wondered if major ...

Wash Post's Anne Kornblut: Why, Despite Obama's Efforts, Is There So Much Anti-Muslim 'Resentment?'

Washington Post staff writer Anne Kornblut used her question at a White House press conference on Friday to worry that, despite Barack Obama making it a "priority," anti-Muslim "suspicion" still ...

ABC Donates 16 Minutes to Obama; George Stephanopoulos Sympathizes: Does Pastor Make You Feel 'Helpless?'

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday trumpeted his exclusive interview with Barack Obama and rewarded the President with 16 minutes of air time, just as the midterm election ...

George Stephanopoulos Derides John Boehner's 'Deep Tan,' Wonders If He Will 'Overcome' It

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday quizzed House Minority Leader John Boehner about his tan, dismissing, "...I have to note that if you do win and you do become Speaker, you ...

ABC's Dan Harris Links Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin to Anti-Muslim 'Anger,' Violence

Good Morning America's Dan Harris on Monday slipped in an aside about Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck that seemed to link the two conservatives to both violence against Muslims and a Florida minister's ...

ABC Distorts the Words of Glenn Beck, Highlights Voices Who Attack 'KKK' Tea Partiers

Good Morning America's Claire Shipman on Friday launched a pre-emptive one-sided attack on Glenn Beck's August 28 rally in Washington D.C., including selectively editing clips from the ...

ABC, CBS: Did 'Heightened Fear and Prejudice' of Ground Zero Mosque Prompt NYC Violence?

ABC's Good Morning America and CBS's Early Show on Thursday both speculated as to whether the stabbing of a New York City cabbie was prompted by a climate of anti-Islamic anger. At the same time, ...

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 ...