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 Touts 'Contentious' Interview With Ted Cruz, Blames Him for Shutdown

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Friday continued his efforts to assign blame for what he called the "Ted Cruz shutdown." This prompted the Texas senator to shoot back: "A lot of the media did" ...
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Chris Matthews Trashes Cruz and Lee for Their 'White' 'Minority' Base

Liberal cable anchor Chris Matthews on Thursday sneered at conservatives Mike Lee and Ted Cruz, trashing their "white" "minority" base. The Hardball host also defined a patriot as someone who ...
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After Trashing GOP for Shutdown, Ed Schultz Spotlights Taliban Slam of U.S.

After spending days trashing the Republican Party as guilty of "treason" and "economic terrorism," left-wing MSNBC anchor Ed Schultz on Wednesday spotlighted the Taliban's criticism of the ...
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ABC's Jon Karl Blames: 'After Bringing Economy to the Brink,' 'Conservatives' 'Have Nothing to Show'

As the government shutdown neared its end, ABC's Jon Karl put the blame totally on House Republicans and allowed Barack Obama to escape responsibility. According to Karl on Tuesday night's World ...
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Unhinged Ed Schultz: GOP Committing 'Economic Terrorism,' 'Coup d'Etat' With Shutdown

For the second time in one day, an MSNBC anchor accused Republicans of betraying the United States. According to Ed Schultz on Tuesday, House GOP members who won't agree to all of Barack Obama's ...
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MSNBC's Thomas Roberts Slimes GOP Rep: 'Do You Hate ObamaCare More Than You Love Your Country?'

MSNBC morning host Thomas Roberts on Tuesday continued in his role as one of MSNBC's most rabidly partisan, openly liberal anchors. Talking to Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn about the ...
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CBS Allows a Scant 21 Seconds to Revelation That NSA Is Snooping on Millions of Internet Address Books

CBS This Morning on Tuesday allowed a scant 21 seconds to the newest revelations about the National Security Agency. The government organization has been secretly collecting millions of internet ...
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Counting Down New 'Nightline' Anchor Dan Harris's Top 5 Most Obnoxiously Biased Quotes

ABC News on Friday announced that weekend Good Morning America host Dan Harris will replace Bill Weir as  co-anchor of Nightline. Harris has a long history of offering harsh attacks on ...
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Chris Matthews Excitedly Compares Bad Shutdown Polling for GOP to 'Watergate'

According to Chris Matthews, a new NBC poll showing bad poll numbers for the Republican Party is comparable to "Watergate." Finding that Americans blame Republicans over Democrats for the shutdown ...
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Luke Russert Links GOP Debt Ceiling Extension to Anniversary of JFK Killing: 'Looks Bad Optically'

MSNBC reporter Luke Russert on Thursday found the need to gratuitously connect the anniversary of John Kennedy's assassination with a possible GOP extension of the debt limit. Appearing on Now ...
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After Highlighting Outrage Over Military Death Benefits, ABC Barely Notices Harry Reid's Failure to Act

ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday rightly highlighted the "outrage" over the delay of death benefits to the families of fallen U.S. soldiers. A day later, the program's hosts barely had time ...
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On Shutdown, Chris Matthews Snarls at 'Troglodyte,' 'Planet of the Apes' Conservatives

Chris Matthews, who has publicly insisted that he doesn't like "cheap shots," on Tuesday trashed conservatives in the House as "troglodytes" from the movie Planet of the Apes. According to the ...
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Barack Obama Compliments Softball Questions at News Conference: 'That's a Great Example'

One way to know if a journalist is asking a softball question is when the President of the United States compliments the reporter after he or she asks it. That happened twice on Tuesday as Barack ...
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'View' Crew Love 9/11 Truther Jesse Ventura: Run for President!

ABC's mid-morning talk show The View has repeatedly featured anchors and guests who promote the debunked 9/11 truther movement. That tradition continued on Tuesday as conspiracy theorist Jesse ...
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MSNBC's Ed Schultz Declares John Boehner Guilty of 'Treason'

Hard-left MSNBC host Ed Schultz on Monday took his assault on the Republican Party to a new level, declaring that John Boehner is a "traitor" to America for not giving in to Barack Obama on the ...
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Democratic Talking Points HQ: George Stephanopoulos Dumps the Shutdown Blame on Boehner

Who does George Stephanopoulos work for? ABC News or the Democratic Party? In a This Week Interview on Sunday, the former operative to Bill Clinton foisted the blame for the government shutdown on ...
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Poor Obama: Nets Fret Over Shutdown That Left Obama With 'No Choice' on Canceling Summit

The three network morning shows on Friday worried about President Obama and the fact that he had "no choice" but to cancel an Asian summit as the government shutdown drags on. On ABC's Good ...
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Chris Matthews Finds New Love for Ronald Reagan: Better Than Obama

MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Tuesday night mocked his Fox News competition, wondering when someone would write a book entitled Killing O'Reilly. The Hardball anchor appeared on the Colbert Report ...
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RNC Chairman Schools MSNBC Host on Shutdown: 'Just Apply for a Job in the Obama Administration!'

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Thursday fired back at the liberal, Obama-friendly talking points from MSNBC host Thomas Roberts. At one point, a disgusted Priebus, ...
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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 ...