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Scott Whitlock

Senior News Analyst

Scott Whitlock is the senior news analyst for the Media Research Center and a contributing editor for 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 You can also follow Scott on Twitter.

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ABC Indignantly Chides Romney's U.K. Trip: Advisers Question President's 'Heritage'

ABC kicked off Mitt Romney's visit to London, Thursday, by hyping "controversial" comments from the candidate's advisers. A Good Morning America graphic adopted the worst possible interpretation ...
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ABC Praised Free Speech of 'Spirited' Dixie Chicks, Slams Chick-Fil-A for 'Firestorm'

Even as Democratic officials like Rahm Emanuel promise to use their government power to punish Chick-fil-A, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos and Ron Claiborne on Thursday derided the ...
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ABC Goes to Bat for Obama: GOP 'Falsely' Peddles President's 'You Didn't Build That' Line

ABC on Tuesday dropped any pretense of objectivity and defended the President over his "you didn't build that" attack on business. In an online article, writers Amy Walter, Elizabeth ...
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Ex-Newsweek Editor Fineman: Romney Appeals to 'Xenophobic,' 'Nativist' GOP Base

Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman appeared on Monday's Hardball to smear the Republican Party as "xenophobic" and "nativist." Fineman lamented that Mitt Romney doesn't have the ...
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As Obama Touts Ending the War, Iraq Suffers Deadliest Day Since Troops Withdrew; CBS Skips

One hundred and six people died in Iraq on Monday, a bloody milestone that CBS's morning show ignored. Good Morning America's Josh Elliott recounted, "And oversees, this has been the deadliest day ...
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ABC Plays Up Bloomberg's Call for More Gun Control, But Admits It Won't Happen

Good Morning America Sunday co-host Bianna Golodryga played up calls by liberal Mayor Michael Bloomberg for more gun control in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. This ...
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ABC Forced to Apologize for 'Incorrectly' Linking Tea Party to Mass Murder in Colorado

Hours after mass murder at a 12am showing of the new Batman film, ABC News reporter Brian Ross went on Good Morning America and recklessly speculated that the killer could be a Tea Party member. ...
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Robin Roberts, Who Got 'Chills' from Obama, Pushes Ann Romney: 'Why Not Release' Taxes?

Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts, who has conducted a number of fawning interviews with Barack and Michelle Obama, pushed Ann Romney in an exclusive interview on Thursday to release ...
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Elderly Man Saves a Cafe Full of People By Shooting Gun-Wielding Robbers; NBC, CBS Skip

All three evening newscasts on Tuesday and two out of the three morning shows on Wednesday skipped the dramatic story of an elderly Florida man who saved a cafe full of people from ...
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All Three Networks Fawn Over Obama Kiss: 'Woohoo! Hot in Here!'

All three networks on Tuesday absolutely gushed over Barack Obama kissing his wife at a men's Olympic basketball game on Monday night. CBS This Morning guest anchor Norah O'Donnell thrilled, ...
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Obama TV: ABC Touts Romney Critics, Features Nine Attacks in Just Over Three Minutes

ABC on Sunday aggressively pushed liberal talking points, hyping Barack Obama's call for Mitt Romney to release more tax documents. Over a span of just three minutes and 32 seconds, the anchor ...
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'Nasty' Rush Limbaugh Is Behaving Like a 'Werewolf,' Former Newsweek Editor Spews

Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman on Monday lashed out at Rush Limbaugh as a "nasty" "werewolf" who is making the national discourse extreme. Hardball anchor Chris Matthews played a clip ...
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ABC Hypes Obama's 'Barrage' Against Romney's Taxes: Stephanopoulos Wonders 'Any Give?'

Good Morning America on Monday hyped the liberal "barrage" on Bain Capital and the push to get Mitt Romney to release more tax records. Over the span of three minutes, ABC featured Barack ...
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Occupy Violence Erupts in Los Angeles: 'Kill the Cops!'; NBC Ignores

Occupy violence erupted in Los Angeles on Thursday with protesters using slogans such as "Kill the cops." NBC skipped the story on Friday's Today. CBS This Morning and ABC's Good Morning America ...
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Morning Shows Skip ObamaCare Repeal Vote; Evening Newscasts Whine About 'Cost'

All three morning shows on Thursday ignored the House vote to repeal ObamaCare. Despite finding time for such important topics as women who are addicted to tanning, Good Morning America, as ...
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Jon Karl Misleads: McCain Got 'a Standing Ovation' from the NAACP; But So Did Romney

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Wednesday hyped the boos Mitt Romney received at Wednesday's NAACP conference as the "most hostile reception Mitt Romney has received from any group during this ...
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ABC Finally Covers the Swirling Mystery Surrounding Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Disappearance

ABC on Wednesday finally reported on the mysterious disappearance of Democratic Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. from Capitol Hill. Good Morning America's Jon Karl explained that the ...
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ABC Finally Notices Obama's Sketchy Attack Ads Against Romney's 'Outsourcing'

Good Morning America co-anchor George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday finally noticed the Obama campaign's sketchy attacks against Mitt Romney for supposedly being an outsourcer while running Bain ...
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It's Raining Dems: Clinton Pals Stephanopoulos and Carville Avoid Obama's Woes

It may have looked like a Bill Clinton reunion tour, but it sounded like a Jimmy Carter pity party. Former Democratic operative George Stephanopoulos interviewed current Democratic operatives ...
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CNN, Unlike ABC, Nails Obama's 'False Attack Ads' Against Mitt Romney

CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday actually pressed a senior Barack Obama adviser on the campaign's "false" claim that Mitt Romney was responsible for outsourcing while at Bain Capital. Unlike ABC, ...