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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Sleazy Matthews: Ted Cruz, Bill O'Reilly Are the Same as Nazi Sympathizer Father Coughlin

Chris Matthews on Wednesday took his smearing of conservatives to a new level, comparing Ted Cruz to the Nazi-sympathizing, World War II-era Father Charles Coughlin. After playing a montage of the ...
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ABC Gushes Over Hillary on Twitter, a Sad Sam Champion Laments: Clinton Didn't Respond to My Tweet

Good Morning America hasn't made time to cover a possible prostitution scandal involving Hillary Clinton's State Department, but the show's hosts gushed over the politician's debut on Twitter. ...
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George Stephanopoulos Spouts Obama's IRS Talking Points to John Boehner

Acting as though he were Barack Obama's lawyer, George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday's Good Morning America repeatedly pressed John Boehner as to why he doesn't believe the President's explanation ...
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Chris Matthews: 'Women Are Going to Die This Week' Because of Sequester Shelter Cuts

Liberal anchor Chris Matthews on Monday suggested that sequester cuts impacting shelter and housing funds could result in "some women" "dying this week." Matthews brought on the former National ...
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ABC, NBC Morning Shows Ignore Obama in Spying Story; CBS Finds a 'Political Crisis' for President

The ABC and NBC morning shows on Monday ignored or downplayed the role the President of the United States played in the unfolding spying scandal that broke last week. The journalists at Good ...

MSNBC's David Corn Sneers: I Thought 'Charlton Heston Wrote' Ricin Attack Letters

The hosts and analysts on MSNBC sunk to a new low on Friday, trashing the late Charlton Heston as somehow responsible for attempted ricin attacks on Michael Bloomberg and Barack Obama. After Now ...
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Bizarre Chris Matthews: It's Like Germany Won World War II Because They Have High Speed Rail?

An unhinged Chris Matthews on Thursday launched into a bewildering rant, lamenting the scandals swirling around the President and suggesting that Germany may have actually won World War II because ...

ABC and NBC Hype 'Stunning' Retirement of 'Lightning Rod' Michele Bachmann

ABC and NBC on Wednesday night continued to hype the "stunning" retirement of "lightning rod" Michele Bachmann. World News reporter Jeff Zeleny noted that although the politician "rode the Tea ...
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Sneering Alex Wagner Mocks Border Control Plans in New Lean Forward Ad

MSNBC on Wednesday debuted yet another hard-left Lean Forward ad. This time, liberal anchor Alex Wagner slammed anyone who wants border security, sneering that they want "Bigger, meaner, scarier ...
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Chris Matthews Plots 2016 for Hillary: It's Just a Question of 'Who's Going to Help Her Win It'

According to Chris Matthews on Tuesday, having Rand Paul or Ted Cruz as opponents would result in an easy win for Hillary Clinton in 2016. The Hardball host, who famously had a "thrill" going up ...
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As Democrats Turn on Weiner, ABC Follows: 'Disgraced' 'Controversial' 'Liar' Attempts Comeback

Initially, the networks covered Anthony Weiner's entry into the New York City mayoral race as the "comeback kid" fighting for a "second chance." However, over the last several days, top state ...
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Andrea Mitchell: 'More Than Any of Its Predecessors,' Obama Administration Has Targeted Journalists

Longtime MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell on Thursday lashed out at the Obama administration, complaining that "more than any of its predecessors in recent years [they have], gone after journalists." ...
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Chris Matthews Rails Against 'Profiling' By IRS: It's Like Targeting Innocent Arabs

If Barack Obama is losing Chris Matthews, he might be in serious trouble. The MSNBC host on Wednesday declared that the Tea Party is the victim of "profiling" by the Internal Revenue Service that ...
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Networks Play Promotional Video of 'Comeback Kid' Anthony Weiner Fighting for a 'Second Chance'

All three networks on Wednesday played a promotional video of Anthony Weiner, hyping the mayoral run of the "comeback kid." On Good Morning America, former Democratic operative George ...
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After Terrible Storm, ABC Devotes 10 Minutes to Crime, Botox and Entertainment, Skimps on IRS

Despite the devastating tornado that struck Oklahoma on Monday, ABC's Good Morning America still found time to devote several segments to stunningly superficial topics, including getting Botox ...
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Nightline in 1987 Decries Media Obsession With Crime; Nightline in 2013 Hypes O.J. and Skimps on IRS

On Wednesday night, the journalists at Nightline allowed a mere 31 seconds to the exploding scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service targeting conservatives. This was after anchor Terry ...
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ABC Lectures: 'Real Concern' GOP May Be 'Overplaying Their Hand' on IRS

The reporters at Good Morning America on Friday continued White House damage control efforts on the growing scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service targeting conservative groups. Former ...
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ABC Wants to Move on from IRS Scandal: 'White House Firing Back' and 'Feels a Lot Better'

The journalists at Good Morning America on Thursday floated the idea that Barack Obama is poised to move on from the Internal Revenue Service scandal. One day after the President announced the ...
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Chris Matthews Admits: Press Is 'Pro-Obama'; If President Disagrees, He's 'Crazy'

Even Chris Matthews admits it. Talking to the liberal Alex Wagner on Wednesday's Hardball about the IRS scandal, the cable host came clean on the press and their love for Barack Obama. After ...
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ABC Frets a Lower Deficit May 'Hurt the Economy' Because It Will Delay a Sequester Deal

ABC, the network that has been relentlessly pushing an apocalyptic view of what sequester could do to America, on Wednesday suggested that a lower deficit could be a bad thing. Good Morning ...