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 Finally Breaks Silence on Obama's Birth Control Attack, CBS Still Quiet

ABC broke network silence on Tuesday morning, finally offering a report on the Obama administration's decision to force religious organizations to provide birth control in their health care plans. ...

After Pounding Romney on Taxes, ABC Gloats That 'More' People 'Don't Like' the Republican

After pounding Mitt Romney on taxes and wealth for weeks, ABC on Monday touted a new poll finding that the Republican is "struggling on this key issue of taxes," according to co-host George ...

ABC Alters ESPN Reporter's Quote to Attack Faith of 'Astonishingly Polarizing' Tebow

The journalists at Good Morning America on Friday altered a quote from an ESPN reporter, turning a question about Tim Tebow into a declaration that the faith of the quarterback is why he's such an ...

Claire Shipman's Misleading Report Hits 'Political' Komen for Defunding Planned Parenthood

Good Morning America reporter Claire Shipman on Friday offered a one-sided, misleading segment on Susan G. Komen's "political" decision to defund Planned Parenthood. Shipman inaccurately described ...

ABC's Anti-Romney Highlight Reel Recycles 'Poor' Comment Three Times in Three Minutes

The journalists at Good Morning America on Thursday gave an assist to the Obama administration, helpfully creating an anti-Romney highlight reel. The David Muir segment repeated Romney's "poor" ...

Networks Hype Idea of a Long GOP Primary Wounding Romney: 'How Can It Not Damage You?'

As an image of the two Republicans playing football appeared on-screen, Lauer pushed, "But if this goes on much longer and Newt Gingrich has said he'll go 46 more states with this, how can it not ...

Hardball: Diane Sawyer Quizzes Obama on the Super Bowl and Singing

According to Nightline co-anchor Juju Chang, Diane Sawyer's interview with the President on Thursday was "exclusive and candid." Although Sawyer didn't find time for questions about scandals such ...

Andrea Mitchell Decries 'Anti-Castro Vitriol' of the GOP 'Pander Bears' in FL

A disgusted Andrea Mitchell on Thursday decried the "anti-Castro vitriol" coming from Republican presidential candidates in Florida, sneering that they are "pander bears" to the Cuban community.

CBS's Norah O'Donnell Chides: Jan Brewer's 'Finger' 'Has Tongues Wagging'

Reporter Norah O'Donnell chided the governor of Arizona on Thursday, insisting, "...It's [Jan] Brewer's finger that has tongues wagging." All three networks highlighted a confrontation between the ...

ABC Plagiarizes Obama's Talking Points, Moran Recites from Biden's Call to Dems

On Tuesday night, ABC's George Stephanopoulos informed, "...Vice President Biden just before the speech gave a call to Democrats. And he summed up the speech with this phrase, Bin Laden is dead, ...

Stephanopoulos Eagerly Pushes Biden to Bash 'Racial Politics' of Newt Gingrich

Ex-Clinton aide George Stephanopoulos continued to nakedly promote the Democratic agenda, prompting Joe Biden on Wednesday to agree that Newt Gingrich is "playing racial politics" with his attacks ...

ABC's Class Warfare: 'Just How Rich Is Mitt Romney and Is He Paying His Fair Share?"

ABC's George Stephanopoulos, who makes $8 million a year, pounced on the release of Mitt Romney's tax returns, sneering on Tuesday, "So, just how rich is Mitt Romney and is he paying his fair ...

George Stephanopoulos: The DNC Just Sent Me This E-Mail; Let Me Repeat It

Former Democratic operative George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday recited an e-mail from the Democratic National Committee to an adviser for a Democratic president. He began, "I got this e-mail from ...

AP Berates Stroke Victim: Republican Senator 'Exaggerated' and Has Questionable 'Honesty'

In an article on the sudden stroke suffered by Senator Mark Kirk, the Associated Press on Monday gratuitously piled on the Republican, currently in intensive care, making sure to note that in the ...

Ex-Clinton Operative Stephanopoulos Questions Gingrich's 'Character and Temperament'

Former Clinton operative George Stephanopoulos on Monday questioned Newt Gingrich's "character and temperament." The Good Morning America co-anchor interviewed the Republican presidential ...

Smarmy Brian Ross Touts His 'January Surprise,' Eagerly Digs for Gingrich's 'Skeletons'

ABC trotted out the "best of" Newt Gingrich slams on Thursday, finally revealing the results of an exhaustive Brian Ross interview with Marianne Gingrich, the former Speaker's ex-wife. Ross ...

Networks Deride Romney for 'Paying So Little' in Taxes, Ignore That Only Three Percent Pay More

All three networks, the New York Times and NPR obsessed over the revelation that Mitt Romney's tax bracket is in the 15 percent range. ABC's Jon Karl wondered, "How did Romney get away with paying ...

Embarrassing: ABC's Jake Tapper Skips Keystone Decision, Shills for Obama and Disney

Over the two hours of Thursday's Good Morning America, there was not one mention of the Obama administration's decision to reject the Keystone oil pipeline, costing at least 20,000 jobs. Yet, Jake ...

ABC's Jon Karl Demands to Know How Romney 'Got Away With Paying So Little'

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Wednesday parroted DNC and White House talking points about Mitt Romney. Karl demanded to know just how Romney "get[s] away with paying so little" capital gains ...

Roger Simon of Politico Sneers at 'Dangerous' 'Blood Lust' of South Carolina Audience

Roger Simon, Politico's top columnist, smeared the audience of Monday night's GOP debate, warning of a "kind of blood lust in the air" after the crowd booed a question of Juan Williams, an African ...