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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George Stephanopoulos Lobbies GOP to 'Cooperate' With Dems, Wonders if Defeat Could be a 'Blessing' for Obama

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday once again pushed Republicans who win on Election Day to "cooperate" with Barack Obama and also wondered if a defeat could be a "blessing" ...

ABC Shuns Hateful Signs at Jon Stewart Rally, Highlights 'Sermon' by Comedy Central Star

Good Morning America on Sunday skipped the hateful signs at Jon Stewart's rally in Washington D.C., Saturday. Reporter David Kerley instead played a clip of the comedian and hyped, "Comedy on the ...

George Stephanopoulos Pushes Steele to Agree that Midterms Won't 'Validate' GOP

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Monday cajoled Republican National Committee Chairman into agreeing that a GOP victory on Tuesday wouldn't be validation for the Republican Party, ...

Robin Roberts Grills Carly Fiorina on 'Too Extreme' Sarah Palin

Apparently one of the most pressing issues in the California senatorial race is whether or not Sarah Palin is "too extreme." Good Morning America's Robin Roberts on Friday pressed Carly Fiorina ...

Andrea Mitchell Slams Angle's 'Halloween Show' Immigration Ad; It's 'Beyond the Pale'

Andrea Mitchell on Thursday made no secret of the contempt she held for a new ad Republican Sharron Angle is running in Nevada, deriding it as "beyond the pale." The MSNBC host announced that so ...

Only ABC Stresses that Jon Stewart Is Part of Barack Obama's Unhappy Liberal Base

All three morning shows on Thursday covered Barack Obama's appearance on The Daily Show Wednesday night, but only Good Morning America's Jake Tapper stressed that comedian Jon Stewart's complaints ...

ABC Alone Features Obama Exhorting Latinos to 'Punish Our Enemies,' Stephanopoulos Downplays

Good Morning America on Thursday was the only network morning show to highlight Barack Obama's exhortations that Latinos should help him "punish our enemies." Host George Stephanopoulos played the ...

ABC Panel Lauds Jon Stewart as 'the Only Trusted Branch of Government,' Hits Racist Conservatives

A panel full of liberals on Wednesday's Good Morning America attacked the "angry, white" Tea Partiers and lauded the historical importance of Jon Stewart. Daily Beast editor Tina Brown gushed over ...

Christine O'Donnell Shames ABC Into Airing Democrat's First Amendment Gaffe

Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America and attacked the media's reaction to her comments about the First Amendment, pointing out that journalists ...

MSNBC Disguises Left-Wing Organization as a 'Human Rights Group,' Touts Study on Tea Party Bigotry

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts on Wednesday hyped an attack on the "racist" Tea Party by the left-wing Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights (IREHR). Roberts never once mentioned the ...

Ex-Democratic Aide George Stephanopoulos Lauds Democrat Mayor of Chicago, a 'Political Icon'

On Wednesday's Good Morning America, former Democratic operative George Stephanopoulos extolled the virtues of Chicago's Democratic mayor and his famous Democratic father. Teasing the segment on ...

Christine O'Donnell: 'Separation of Church and State' Not in Constitution, MSNBC Shocked, Angered

MSNBC on Tuesday continued its attempt to dismiss Republican candidates as extremist, hitting Sharron Angle, Christine O'Donnell and others as "mean girls" who are unqualified for office. Jansing ...

George Stephanopoulos Preps for Dem Disaster, Wants Tea Partiers to 'Cooperate' With Obama

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday conceded that big Republican gains are on the way for November 2 and pushed guest John McCain on how the newly elected Tea Party candidates ...

Sneering MSNBC Slams GOP Candidates as 'American Freak Show'

Sometimes the bias is extremely clear: A MSNBC graphic on Monday mocked GOP senatorial candidates with the headline, "American Freakshow [sic] Angle, Paul, O'Donnell: New Faces in Politics." ...

Norah O'Donnell's Faulty Memory: Falsely Asserts Michelle Obama 'Never' Said She Wasn't Proud of U.S.

According to MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell, Michelle Obama "never said that she had not been proud of her country." The cable host on Friday disingenuously spun for the First Lady while reporting on a ...

Networks Pan Reid Debate Performance, But CBS, NBC Still Skip Democrat's Embarrassing Moments

Viewers who watched the three morning shows on Friday were greeted with a less than enthusiastic review of Harry Reid's debate performance. On Good Morning America, Jon Karl announced, "Reid often ...

ABC Hypes Michelle Obama's 'Star Power' in Wisconsin, Skips Any Mention of GOP Challenger

According to Good Morning America's Sharyn Alfonsi, the White House is hoping the "star power" of Michelle Obama will be enough for the Democrats to beat the Republican senatorial challenger in ...

ABC Slams Christine's O'Donnell's 'Cringe-Inducing' Debate Performance, Hits Her for 'Stumbling'

On Thursday's Good Morning America, reporter Claire Shipman knocked Christine O'Donnell for a "cringe-inducing" answer during a debate, Wednesday, but downplayed and ignored awkward moments from ...

Sloppy 'Experts' at ABC Incorrectly Label Five (of Nine) GOP Seats as Held by Democrats

ABC News, which likes to bill itself as delivering "up-to-the-minute political coverage," on Sunday identified nine key Senate seats and mistakenly labeled five of them as held by Democrats.

George Stephanopoulos Parrots White House Talking Points, Demands Karl Rove Prove His Innocence

George Stephanopoulos adopted the "guilty until proven innocent" style of questioning on Tuesday and pressed strategist Karl Rove to prove that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other groups aren't ...