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

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 ...

WaPo Shocks No One; Endorses VA Dem the Paper Has Been Boosting for Months

In what could be described as the biggest non-surprise of the 2009 Virginia gubernatorial election, the Washington Post on Sunday endorsed Creigh Deeds, the Democratic candidate that its news ...

NBC and CBS Morning Shows Ignore False Limbaugh Quotes and Failure of NFL Bid

NBC and CBS's morning shows on Thursday completely skipped any reference to the false quotes that forced Rush Limbaugh to be dropped from a group bidding to buy the St. Louis Rams. Only Good ...

MSNBC Contributor: Rush Limbaugh Would 'Love to Say He Owns a Plantation Full of Black Men'

MSNBC contributor Touré on Wednesday continued the network's vitriolic, slanderous attacks on Rush Limbaugh. Discussing the radio host's bid to buy the St. Louis Rams, the cable commentator ...

ABC Ignores False Limbaugh Quotes; More Interested in Comparing Rush to Marge Schott

ABC's Good Morning America on Tuesday devoted two stories to whether the "controversial" Rush Limbaugh would be able to buy an NFL team, but skipped any discussion of the false quotes that have ...

MSNBC's Source for Dubious Limbaugh Quote on Slavery? A Football Player

For the second time on Monday, MSNBC cited a dubious "quote" from Rush Limbaugh in which the conservative radio host supposedly said that "slavery had its merits." The source? A linebacker for the ...

MSNBC Features Lefty Sports Writer to Trash 'Racist' 'Swine' Rush Limbaugh

MSNBC on Monday featured the Nation magazine's sports editor to rant against Rush Limbaugh as a "unreconstructed racist," a "swine" and also lobby that the conservative host shouldn't be allowed ...

MSNBC's Shuster Slams: Obama Nobel Speech Makes Limbaugh Look 'Un-American'

MSNBC's David Shuster on Friday slammed Rush Limbaugh as "un-American" and "extreme" for criticizing Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize win. The liberal co-host of News Live applauded the ...

ABC's Charles Gibson: 'Humble' Obama Won Nobel Prize Because He 'Inspires'

Anchoring live coverage on Friday of Barack Obama's speech about receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, ABC's Charles Gibson enthused that the President won the award because he inspires. The World News ...