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.


Author Articles

George Stephanopoulos Ready to Crown Romney, 1099 Delegates Shy of Nomination

Ignoring the facts, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday insisted that it would be "impossible" for a non-Mitt Romney candidate to capture the nomination if the former ...

Networks Excoriate the 'Nasty,' 'Dirty,' 'Notorious' Politics of South Carolina

In the days leading up to the GOP primary in South Carolina, all three networks have aggressively attacked the state and its supposedly "dirty," "nasty," "notorious" politics. Echoing many other ...

CBS Exposes 'the New Solyndras'; Will ABC and NBC Cover?

According to a CBS News investigation, the controversial government loan to now-bankrupt Solyndra wasn't an isolated incident. CBS This Morning reporter Sharyl Attkisson explained, "We identified ...

Matthews Preposterously Claims Obama Added 'Only 13 People' to Federal Workforce [UPDATED: Matthews Re-Records Audio]

On Thursday's Hardball, Chris Matthews preposterously insisted that Barack Obama added "only 13" people to the federal workforce in 2009 and that the total number of individuals working for the ...

John Berman Hyperbolically Warns of Romney's 'Ever More Scathing Anti-Obama Message'

Good Morning America reporter John Berman on Thursday hyperbolically warned that Mitt Romney is taking his "ever more scathing, anti-Obama message" to South Carolina. The correspondent then ...

ABC, CBS Pound Romney on Business Background; CNN Downplays New Hampshire Win

Mitt Romney appeared on all six network and cable morning shows on Wednesday and endured repeated liberal attacks about whether he'll be able to "defend" his business background, and even an ...

Democrat George Stephanopoulos: Democrats 'Licking Their Chops' Over Romney's Firing Comment

George Stephanopoulos, the former Democratic operative who worked for Bill Clinton and Michael Dukakis, confidently asserted on Tuesday that Democrats are "licking their chops" over Mitt Romney's ...

ABC's GOP Debate Questions 6 to 1 Liberal, 25% on Contraception, Gay Rights

ABC's GOP presidential debate on Saturday overflowed with liberal questions. Of the 48 queries by George Stephanopoulos, Diane Sawyer and others, 20 came from the left, three were from the right ...

Martin Bashir: Stop Newt Gingrich's Food Stamp Talk Before Someone Gets Killed

MSNBC's Martin Bashir on Friday offered an offensive, bewildering comparison, linking the murder of a black British teenager in 1993 to supposedly offensive comments by Republican presidential ...

Chris Matthews: Rick Santorum Wants a 'Theocracy' That Will 'Trump' the Constitution

An angry Chris Matthews on Thursday denounced Rick Santorum, smearing the Republican as wanting a "theocracy" to "trump" the Constitution. The MSNBC anchor ranted about birth control after playing ...

ABC Hails Obama's Dubious Recess Appointment: A 'Consumer Champion'

World News' Diane Sawyer on Wednesday hailed a questionably legal recess appointment by Barack Obama, praising the incoming arrival of a "consumer champion" who will "help" Americans with their ...

Stephanopoulos' Spin: Romney's 'Reassuring' of Conservatives Will 'Turn Off' Moderates?

Former top Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday wondered if Mitt Romney's attempt to "reassure" conservative voters would end up "turning off" moderates and ...

CBS Skips Alan Colmes' 'Cruel' Attack on Rick Santorum and His Dead Child

Nightline co-host Terry Moran on Monday condemned the "cruel" and "inaccurate" attacks liberal Fox News anchor Alan Colmes made about Rick Santorum and the "crazy" way he handled the death of his ...

An Indignant George Stephanopoulos Huffs to Santorum: 'How Can You Say' Obama Is Weak?

An indignant George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday demanded that Rick Santorum explain his harsh attacks on Barack Obama. After reading off a quote from the Republican presidential candidate and then ...

Barbara Walters' Slobbering Interview with Obama: What Super Power Do You Want?

Barbara Walters, who famously asked Katherine Hepburn what type of tree she was, may have outdone herself in a slobbering interview with Michelle and Barack Obama. In previews of Friday's 20/20 ...

Terry Moran to Rick Perry: Is Your 'Controversial' Campaign 'Denigrating' Non-Christians?

Nightline co-anchor Terry Moran on Tuesday huffed that Rick Perry's "controversial" ad, combined with a presidential campaign that could be seen as "denigrat[ing]" "non-Christians" and "gay ...

Whoopi Goldberg: Communism Is 'a Great Concept' That 'Makes Perfect Sense' on Paper

According to The View's Whoopi Goldberg, communism is a "great concept" that "makes perfect sense" on paper. The comedienne and co-host made the rather astounding comment on Tuesday while ...

NBC, ABC Knock GOP for 'Messing Up' Payroll Tax Cut: 'Holiday Cheer Gone Sour'

NBC and ABC on Monday and Tuesday knocked House Republicans for potentially "messing up" an extension of the payroll tax cut. NBC's Kelly O'Donnell derided this as "holiday cheer gone sour."

Flashback: Ted Turner Dismissed Threat of Brutal Kim Jong Il: 'Didn't Look' Evil

Will the death of despotic dictator Kim Jong Il lead to less pandering and naive reporting on North Korea? Not if the past is any indicator. On September 19, 2005, CNN founder Ted Turner appeared ...

Time Life Photographer: Kim Jong Il's Cult Like Bush's 'Very Controlled' White House

A newly posted Time Life magazine photo montage showcased pictures of North Korea and touted photographer Christopher Morris comparing brutal dictator Kim Jong Il to the "very controlled ...