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 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, ...
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ABC Hypes Obama's Bain Attacks: Romney 'Can't Escape' Ads that Are 'Breaking Through'

ABC's World News on Sunday hyped Barack Obama's attack ads against Mitt Romney's past work for Bain Capital. Anchor David Muir even played a clip of one of the President's ads.  ...
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ABC Hyped Bill Clinton's Work to 'Save a Continent,' But Skipped George W. Bush in Africa

When Bill Clinton went to Africa in 2007 to fight AIDS, ABC hyped his important work "to save a continent." Diane Sawyer interviewed the ex-President and Kate Snow followed him to Africa. ...
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Time's Halperin Shills: 'We Shouldn't Be the Only' Country Without Govt. Run Health Care

Mark Halperin, editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time magazine, on Monday dropped any pretense of objectivity, openly shilling for ObamaCare. The Game Change co-author appeared on ...
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ABC Gushes Over John Lewis, Who Once Compared the GOP to Nazis: A 'Hero' and 'Legend'

The hosts of Good Morning America on Monday fawned over Congressman John Lewis, who once compared Republicans to Nazis. GMA co-anchor Robin Roberts gushed that the liberal Democrat is a "living ...
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ABC Skips Its Own Footage of the Supreme Court Contradicting Obama on Tax Increase

In the wake of the Supreme Court ruling that ObamaCare is constitutional as a tax, a number of media outlets played the now-embarrassing clip of Barack Obama insisting the law isn't a tax. ...
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ABC Cheerfully Highlights How 'Statesman' John Roberts 'Saved' Obamacare

Good Morning America's Terry Moran on Friday highlighted how Chief Justice John Roberts "saved" Obamacare, featuring voices that lauded the "statesman" and only one clip of Mitt Romney ...
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Matthews Lauds 'Bold' Hero' John Roberts for Beating Back 'Right-Wing Fever Swamps'

After comparing John Roberts to a Civil War-era Supreme Court judge who upheld the Dred Scott slave act, Wednesday, Chris Matthews reversed himself, Thursday, and praised the "bold," "defiant" ...
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ABC Fawns Over 'Umpire' Roberts Upholding Mandate: 'Discretion Is the Better Part of Valor'

In live coverage right after the Supreme Court upheld ObamaCare, ABC's anchors and reporters praised Chief Justice John Roberts for siding with the liberals. George Stephanopoulos insisted ...
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ABC's Moran Hypes Dem Talking Points on ObamaCare: Women Would Have Suffered Most

Good Morning America's Terry Moran on Thursday hyped Democratic talking points, parroting fears that if ObamaCare was struck down, women would suffer more. Moran ran through the President's ...
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Matthews Slimes: John Roberts Doesn't Want to Be Like Slave Judge Behind Dred Scott

According to liberal MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts being the fifth vote to strike down Obamacare would make him the "second Roger Taney," the ...
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Chris Matthews Foams: Voter ID Law Is a GOP Plot to 'Kill Off the Older Voters'

Chris Matthews on Tuesday smeared Pennsylvania Republicans as attempting to "kill off the older voters" by enacting a new voter ID law in the state. The liberal Hardball host offered this ...
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MSNBC Debuts New Show Starring 9/11 Conspiracy Theorist

MSNBC debuted a new program, Monday, featuring a 9/11 truth conspiracy theorist as a co-anchor. Toure Neblett will be one of the hosts for The Cycle, airing at 3pm EDT on the cable network. ...
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Liberal Dan Rather Loves Conservative-Bashing 'Newsroom': It's a 'Classic' Like 'Citizen Kane'

Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather, who ultimately resigned in disgrace for airing an attack piece on George W. Bush using phony documents, loves the new HBO show Newsroom and explained why in ...
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Diane Sawyer Gushes Over Hillary's Purple Glasses: 'Nobody Does Unplugged Quite Like' Her

World News anchor Diane Sawyer has a habit of showcasing fawning, deeply irrelevant stories on prominent Democrats. She continued this pattern on Thursday, informing viewers that Hillary ...
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New MSNBC Host Spews: Racist Conservatives Fear Obama Taking Money from 'White People'

Steve Kornacki, who will debut as a new MSNBC host on Monday, appeared on Hardball, Thursday, to smear conservative opposition to Eric Holder and Barack Obama as racist. 
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ABC, NBC Morning Shows Spend More Time on Heat Wave Than Fast and Furious

ABC and NBC's morning shows on Thursday actually noticed something interesting was happening with the Fast and Furious scandal. Both networks covered the vote by a House committee to hold ...