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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Matthews Slimes GOP as Racist for Going After Holder: An 'Ethnic' 'Stop-and-Frisk'

Liberal MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews on Tuesday slimed the House GOP investigating Attorney General Eric Holder as racist, insisting that the possible contempt charges over Fast and Furious had ...
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ABC Zeroes in on Rubio: 'You were Baptized in the Mormon Church?'; Gushed Over Obama

ABC offered rising Republican Marco Rubio an extended interview for Monday's Nightline, but pressed the Senator on briefly attending a Mormon church as a child and on a misstatement over when ...
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Chris Matthews Smears: Immigration Enforcement Supporters Are Like Back to Africa Types

Chris Matthews on Monday smeared supporters of enforcing America's immigration laws, linking them to the post-Civil War "back to Africa" movement for African Americans. After liberal columnist ...
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Fawning NBC Hypes Obama's Immigration Pander: 'Young People' 'Cheered'

NBC's Nightly News on Friday offered a one-sided segment touting Barack Obama's decision to lift the threat of deportation to young people who came to America illegally. The Pete Williams ...
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ABC, NBC Tout 'Star-Studded' Obama Fund-Raisers for 'Prez in the City'

ABC and NBC on Friday both excitedly touted Barack Obama's "star-studded" celebrity fund-raisers in New York City, gushing over the "Prez in the City." Neither network wondered if $40,000 per ...
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Chris Matthews to Elizabeth Warren: 'Let Me Help You' as Much as 'I, as a Journalist, Can Help'

Chris Matthews isn't even trying anymore. The liberal anchor on Wednesday went into full Democratic adviser mode. Talking to Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, he turned an ...
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ABC Shills for Poor Eric Holder: 'Demonized' and 'Victimized' By the GOP

According to ABC News' Matt Negrin, Republicans are "victimizing" and "demonizing" Attorney General Eric Holder. The ABC network has almost completely ignored the growing Fast and ...
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MSNBC's Chris Matthews Outrageously Compares Alleged Child Rapist's Wife to Pat Nixon

MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Wednesday outrageously compared Dorothy Sandusky standing by her alleged child rapist husband, Jerry, to Pat Nixon supporting Richard Nixon. The liberal cable ...
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Military-Bashing Chris Hayes: Climate Change Is the 'Biggest Governing Challenge We Face'

Effete MSNBC host Chris Hayes, in a new Lean Forward commercial airing on the network, can be seen merrily biking around New York City while lecturing Americans that climate change is "the ...
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ABC Sounds the Panic Alarm Over Democratic 'Worries'

Good Morning America, hosted by former Democratic operative George Stephanopoulos, highlighted panic, Wednesday, about Barack Obama's reelection campaign. GMA's Jake Tapper warned, "Top ...
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Net Worth of Americans Drops 40 Percent? CBS Is Not Interested

Over a three year period, from 2007 to 2010, Americans saw their net worth drop by 39 percent. CBS, however, wasn't interested in this dire economic news.  The network skipped the ...
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Tabloid Trash from Beyond the Grave: NBC Hypes RFK Jr.'s Complaints About Dead Ex-Wife

NBC's Today on Monday delved into the tabloid gossip of Robert Kennedy Jr and his late wife Mary Kennedy, who killed herself last month. The report featured documents "obtained" by Newsweek. ...
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Elitist Film Critics Sneer at Religious Freedom Epic: 'Catnip for Crusaders'

Elitist film critics at several big city papers, Friday, mocked the Christian-themed movie For Greater Glory as "catnip for crusaders," a movie that exploits the struggle for religious freedom ...
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ABC Botches Jobs Report: Touts Incorrect, Obama-Favorable Unemployment Numbers

Good Morning America's Josh Elliott on Friday reported incorrect jobs numbers, touting stats more favorable to Barack Obama and less reflective of the dismal facts. In the 8am hour, news ...
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ABC Ignores Its Own Poll Showing 'Sharp Advances' for Mitt Romney Among Women

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll found Mitt Romney has made "sharp advances" with women. But you wouldn't know it from watching the ABC network. Wednesday's World News and Nightline, as well as ...
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Jake Tapper Mocks Trump's 'Bizarre' Birther Nonsense; GMA Skipped Maher's Outrages

Birtherism really makes Jake Tapper mad. The Good Morning America journalist on Wednesday angrily attacked the untrue conspiracy theory as "bizarre," "fact-free" "nonsense." Tapper highlighted ...
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ABC's Obama Super PAC: Network Devotes 38 Minutes to Pushing First Lady

Over the course of two programs, ABC on Tuesday devoted 38 fawning minutes of time to Michelle Obama and her new book, American Grown. Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, who admitted getting ...
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Media Mostly Mum on Outrageous Obama Claim of Fiscal Restraint

White House spokesman Jay Carney on Wednesday lectured journalists to not believe the "BS" that Barack Obama is a reckless spender. Rather than investigate Carney's assertions, or the sketchy ...
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Liberal Comic Jon Stewart Back in 2000: I'm a 'Socialist'

Roger Ailes was right. Earlier this week, the Fox News president made waves by asserting that Jon Stewart confessed to being a "socialist" while the two were in a bar once. Outlets such as ...
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With a Straight Face, Matthews Spins: It's a 'Fact' That Obama Is Not a 'Reckless Spender'

Chris Matthews managed to keep a straight face, Wednesday, when he seriously repeated the "fact" that Barack Obama is "not" a "reckless spender." Highlighting a seriously flawed analysis by ...