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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ABC's Charles Gibson Admits: 'I Worry About the Lack of Objectivity' in News Business

World News anchor Charles Gibson admitted on Tuesday, "I worry about the lack of objectivity and the future of the news business." The ABC host spoke before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce ...

ABC's Charles Gibson Admits: 'I Worry About the Lack of Objectivity' in News Business

World News anchor Charles Gibson admitted on Tuesday, "I worry about the lack of objectivity and the future of the news business." The ABC host spoke before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce ...

MSNBC Frets About 'Far Right' and 'Super Conservatives Alienating GOP Centrists'

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan anchored a segment on Tuesday's Morning Meeting that worried about the "far right" and wondered whether "super conservatives" are alienating "GOP centrists." The host ...

ABC's Dr. Tim Johnson Sees Nothing But Upside in Government-run Health Care

Dr. Tim Johnson, ABC's medical editor and longtime fan of government-run health care, appeared on Monday's Good Morning America to tout the great benefits of passing congressional legislation. ...

ABC's Diane Sawyer Repeats Concern of Wishing Muslim Shooter's 'Name was Smith'; All Three Networks ID Hasan's Faith

All three morning shows on Friday identified the man who killed 12 at an Army base in Texas as a Muslim. However, Good Morning America's Diane Sawyer repeated a concern from Thursday's World News: ...

'V' Sci-Fi Star Compares Journalist-Mouthpiece for Evil Aliens to Anderson Cooper

Scott Wolf, the star of a new show about evil aliens who use superficial journalists to take over the planet, appeared on Monday's Good Morning America and compared his "morally compromised" ...
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Twenty Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Recalling the Liberal Media's Blindness to the Evils of Communism

After Failing in Quest to Defeat Republican Governor, Wash Post Begins Lobbying Him for Tax Increases

During the 2009 Virginia gubernatorial election, the Washington Post waged a relentless campaign to defeat Republican Bob McDonnell. Starting on Wednesday, after the GOP nominee received almost 59 ...

In Virginia, 14 Out of 26 Candidates Endorsed by WaPo Lose

How much is a Washington Post endorsement worth? Not a lot, apparently. The Post endorsed 26 candidates in Virginia's November 4 elections. Only 12 of them won. The liberal newspaper's picks for ...

ABC's Stephanopoulos Spins NY 23 as a 'Big Loss' for Sarah Palin, Hits GOP 'Civil War'

Former Democratic aide turned journalist George Stephanopoulos appeared on Wednesday's Good Morning America to spin the loss of a Conservative Party congressional candidate in New York as a "big ...

ABC's Bill Weir Wistfully Asks: What Happened to Obama's 'Day of Unity' Inauguration?

Good Morning America's Bill Weir on Saturday interviewed Nancy Pelosi and wistfully responded to the House Speaker's reminiscing about the "stillness" and "silence" of Barack Obama's inauguration. ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Spins Hoffman Race as a GOP 'Civil War'

Former top Democratic aide turned journalist George Stephanopoulos on Monday spun the upcoming November 3 congressional election in New York as a Republican "civil war." Recounting the battle ...

All Three Morning Shows Skip Report of Ethics Investigation Into Powerful Dems

All three network morning shows on Friday skipped a Washington Post report revealing that powerful congressional Democrats such as John Murtha, James Moran and others on a defense panel are the ...

Wash Post Rips GOP Gov Candidate, Bizarrely Cites 'Non-partisan' Gay Group That Endorsed Dem

The Washington Post on Thursday continued its quest to defeat Virginia's Republican gubernatorial candidate, bizarrely citing a "non-partisan" group that, in reality, has endorsed Bob McDonnell's ...

ABC Heavily Promotes New HBO Documentary on Obama: He's so 'Zen' and 'Normal'

Good Morning America co-host Diane Sawyer on Tuesday helped promote an upcoming HBO documentary on Barack Obama and allowed producer Ed Norton to gush over the "zen" presidential campaign of the ...

'Independent Newspaper' Wash Post Endorses Democrats in 22 of 26 VA Races

The Washington Post, which touts the motto "An independent newspaper," endorsed Democratic candidates in 22 of 26 races for the November 3 elections in Virginia. In addition to supporting the ...

On GMA, Ann Coulter Debates Two Former Clinton Aides, One of Whom Hosts the Show

Conservative columnist Ann Coulter debated no less than two former Clinton operatives on Friday's Good Morning America, guest host George Stephanopoulos and former State Department spokesman Jamie ...

MSNBC Anchors Lash Out at Cheney; Wonder If He's of a 'Rational, Healthy Mind'

MSNBC anchors David Shuster and Tamron Hall on Thursday lashed out at a speech Dick Cheney gave that was critical of Barack Obama, speculating on whether the Vice President is of a "rational, ...

Wash Post Lashes Out Against 'Militant,' 'Provocative,' 'Bizarre' Conservative Candidate

The Washington Post, which for months has been running a seemingly endless series of attack pieces on Virginia's Republican gubernatorial pick, appears to have moved on to the GOP's choice for ...

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 ...