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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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 ...
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ABC Touts Obama on Syria: A 'Threat of Force' in 'Showdown of World Titans'

ABC on Friday morning again tried to prop up Barack Obama's handling of Syria, hyping "encouraging news" and "signs of hope." Reporter Martha Raddatz touted White House spin on Russia's ...
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NBC, CBS Fail to Cover AFL-CIO's 'Impassioned' Rejection of ObamaCare

NBC and CBS on Wednesday night and Thursday morning failed to cover the "impassioned" demand by big labor unions to reject large portions of ObamaCare. Only ABC's Good Morning America, allowing ...
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Chris Matthews Decries Violent NYC Riot, Forgets It Was Pushed By MSNBC Colleague Al Sharpton

Discussing on Morning Joe the 2013 mayoral election in New York, MSNBC's Chris Matthews implored the city not to return to the bad days of the 1991 Crown Heights race riots and the liberal ...
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MSNBC Anchor and 9/11 Truther Toure Denies He's a 9/11 Truther

MSNBC anchor Toure on Wednesday insisted that he was not a 9/11 truther, despite having several tweets indicating otherwise. After being confronted on Twitter, the Cycle anchor denied, "But I am ...
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Nets Blast 'Dangerous' Growth of Income Gap Between Rich and Poor, Forget Who's President

All three networks on Tuesday and Wednesday touted a new report showing the gap between the wealthiest one percent of Americans and everyone else has grown to its widest level since the Great ...
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Diane Sawyer Ready to Credit Obama's 'Tough Stand' With 'Getting a Dictator to Back Down'

Barack Obama appeared on all three networks (as well as CNN, FNC and PBS) Monday night to try and salvage support for his planned strike against Syria. But it was World News anchor Diane Sawyer ...
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Aaron Sorkin's 'Newsroom' Scoffs at '15-Year-Old Survey' Exposing Liberal Media Bias

In the fictional world of HBO's Newsroom, the Aaron Sorkin program about the lives of cable TV journalists, the idea of a liberal media bias is something to be scoffed at. On Sunday's episode, the ...
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Priorities: President's Dog Gets More Airtime than Move to Defund ObamaCare

According to the three networks, the serious effort by conservatives to defund ObamaCare isn't worth as much coverage as the addition of a new dog to the President's family. In just a 24-hour ...
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Jon Karl Dares to Grill Obama on Syria: 'It's a Pretty Basic Question'

In a break from the usual softballs that Barack Obama receives at news conferences, the President on Friday endured some tough questions, including a testy exchange with ABC's Jon Karl. The White ...
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Tabloid Nightline Devotes More Time to Sexy Songs, Jogging and 'Amish Mafia' Than Syria

Nightline, the show born out of a crisis in the Middle East, has devolved into a superficial, tabloid-heavy program that has hardly bothered with the growing crisis in Syria and Barack Obama's ...
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Chris Matthews: GOP 'Hate' of Obama Will Propel 2016 Contenders to Vote No on Syria

According to Chris Matthews on Wednesday, there's one reason prominent Republicans will vote against a resolution allowing Barack Obama to bomb Syria. Of course, the motive behind 2016 ...
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New MSNBC Ad Appropriates Martin Luther King to Push 'Dream' of Liberal Hosts

MSNBC commercials have a long history of explicitly touting the network's liberalism. But a new ad combines that style with the exploitation of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech. In the ...