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 Ignores Its Own Question Assigning Shutdown Blame to Obama, Touts 'Outrage' Against GOP

As Barack Obama wrapped up a speech from the White House on Tuesday, reporter Jon Karl of ABC actually shouted a tough question at the President, wondering, "...If you won't negotiate, how can you ...
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Shutdown Showdown: ABC Predicts GOP Will 'Blink First'; NBC Hypes Closed Museums

All three networks on Tuesday morning hyped the partial government shutdown with reports from closed museums in Washington D.C. and live shots of the Statue of Liberty. The journalists of ABC's ...
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ABC's Jeff Zeleny Finds GOP 'Cracks Emerging'-- From Rep Who Already Opposed Shutdown

ABC reporter Jeff Zeleny on Tuesday afternoon excitedly told viewers that "cracks" are "emerging" in the Republican opposition to the government shutdown. His example of this? A GOP congressman ...
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George Stephanopoulos and Old Boss Bill Clinton Avoid Benghazi, Charity's Scandal

George Stephanopoulos scored an interview on Sunday with his old boss, Bill Clinton. In return for this exclusive, the former Democratic operative turned journalist avoided any mention of a ...
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ABC Mocks Ted Cruz and Fight Against ObamaCare: 'Absurdities Were on Display'

The journalists at ABC News have not made an effort to hide their disgust with the conservative effort to oppose funding ObamaCare. On Wednesday, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos ...
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Unlike 'Bizarre,' 'Long-Winded' Ted Cruz, Media Loved Protest of 'Political Star' Wendy Davis

The networks reacted negatively to Ted Cruz's "long-winded protest." On Wednesday, George Stephanopoulos derided it as "bizarre." This is not exactly the reception Democratic state senator Wendy ...
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Networks Deride Ted Cruz's 'Bizarre,' 'Long-Winded Protest' Against ObamaCare

The networks on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning derided the conservative uprising against ObamaCare, mocking Senator Ted Cruz's "bizarre," "long-winded protest" against funding for the law. ...
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New York Magazine Fawns Over the Clintons: 'Most Celebrated Political Marriage in American History'

Several media outlets have eagerly picked up the political gossip coming out of a New York magazine story on Hillary Clinton and her possible 2016 run. The article itself is a fawning profile of ...
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ABC Puffs Bill and Hillary Clinton Enjoying 'Long Walks,' Skips New Scandal

The journalists at Good Morning America on Monday hyped a puff piece on whether Hillary Clinton will run for President in 2016, but ignored a critical look at the Clinton Global Initiative and its ...
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Bob Schieffer: Anti-ObamaCare GOPers Are Like Japanese WWII Vets Who Don't Know Fight Is 'Over'

The network morning shows on Friday derided the move by House Republicans to defund ObamaCare as simply "bowing to demands" from the Tea Party. But it was CBS's Bob Schieffer who made no attempt ...
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Chris Matthews Sneers: 'Looney Tunes' GOPers Want to 'Kill the Recovery' While Carrying Guns

Chris Matthews on Wednesday continued his assault on conservatives who oppose the funding of ObamaCare in the coming fiscal showdown, sneering that the "looney tunes" Republicans want to "kill the ...
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Networks Give a Scant 65 Seconds to John McCain's 'Blistering' Russian Attack, Skimp on Quotes

The three networks on Thursday morning allowed a scant 65 seconds to Senator John McCain's "blistering" op-ed published in the communist newspaper Pravda, featuring a call for freedom and ...
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MSNBC's Ed Schultz Compares Obama to George Patton, GOPers to Nazi General

Are film references a prerequisite for a 5pm ET show on MSNBC? Ed Schultz, who took over for movie-mad Chris Matthews, on Wednesday compared Barack Obama to George C. Scott's portrayal of General ...
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CBS Hypes Lefty Feminists Denouncing Pay Gap and 'Pale Males' Who Run Media

CBS and ABC on Wednesday trotted out the same tired warning of a "pay gap" between men and women, deeming it "ridiculous" that anyone could possibly disagree with the talking points put forth by ...
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Aaron Sorkin's Fictional Republican: Why Must We Hate Gays, Science and the Poor?

The HBO series Newsroom on Sunday continued its clumsy examination of liberal media bias. In the Aaron Sorkin-created series, "Will McAvoy" (played by Jeff Daniels) is a "Republican" anchor at the ...
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Superficial GMA Devotes More Time to Britney Spears, 'Dancing With the Stars' Than Massacre

A mass shooting couldn't halt Good Morning America's continuing disintegration from a news program to a tabloid-focused entertainment show. On Tuesday, the show devoted more time to Britney ...
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MSNBC's Alex Wagner Dismissed By Reporter After She Goes Political on D.C. Shooting

Second Amendment foe Alex Wagner on Monday predictably attempted to use the tragic shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. to push for gun control. Reporter Pete Williams, appearing on MSNBC ...
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ABC: 'Potentially Groundbreaking' Syria Deal' 'Taking Heat' from 'President's Critics'

According to the reporters on Monday's Good Morning America, Barack Obama's "potentially groundbreaking" plan for Syria faces "heat" from critics who think it's a "bad deal." In a shift from last ...
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A Puzzled Ed Schultz Marvels: 'It Amazes Me That People Don't Love Obama'

A perplexed Ed Schultz on Friday couldn't fathom why Americans have failed to "love Obama." The MSNBC anchor highlighted a new poll showing that the President only has a 45 percent approval ...
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Ed Schultz Sneers: Republicans Love Their 'New Hero' Putin

Liberal MSNBC host Ed Schultz on Thursday sneered that Republicans, because of a hatred for Barack Obama, now idolize their "new hero" Vladimir Putin. The Ed Show anchor also repeatedly, but ...