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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MSNBC Touts Ed Schultz, Who Decried the GOP as Killers, to Slam 'Radical' Voices

MSNBC on Wednesday brought on Ed Schultz, a man who once decried Republicans as killers who profit off of "corpses," to lament the decreasing number of moderate, temperate voices in the U.S. ...
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Former Newsweek Editor: Santorum Poses a 'Fundamental Challenge to the Modern World'

Former Newsweek senior editor Howard Fineman on Tuesday slammed Rick Santorum as regressive, sneering, "Well, I think Rick Santorum is posing a more fundamental challenge to the modern world." ...
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NYT's Charles Blow Rants: 'Rick Santorum Scares the Bejesus Out of People'

According to liberal New York Times columnist Charles Blow, "Rick Santorum scares the bejesus out of people" and could never be elected President. The journalist appeared on MSNBC, Tuesday, to ...
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Bill Maher Smears Rick Santorum as Saying: 'I Will Take My Marching Orders from the Pope!'

Far-left comedian Bill Maher appeared on Monday's Hardball to smear Rick Santorum, inisisting that, unlike John F. Kennedy, the Republican is saying, "Yes, I will take my marching orders from ...
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ABC's Kerley Knocks Romney's 'Embarrassing,' 'Awkward' 'Missteps'

Good Morning America's David Kerley on Saturday parroted Democratic talking points, mocking Mitt Romney for "embarrassing missteps." Kerley openly wondered how the campaign could get things ...
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John Berman Lectures Republicans: 'Shift to the Right' Could Mean 'Hurting in the Middle'

ABC's John Berman on Friday chided the Republican presidential candidates for not talking about jobs enough, lecturing the GOP field that social issues could harm their chances of winning the ...
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ABC Shills for Obama: Blame the Oil Speculators and Not the President for High Gas Prices

ABC on Thursday and Friday hyped the idea, pushed by Nancy Pelosi, that oil speculators on Wall Street are to blame for high gas prices, citing a "top government watchdog." Of course, the ...
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Martin Bashir Finds It 'Incredible' That 'Third Century' Santorum Would 'Blame the Media'

Liberal MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir on Thursday declared it "incredible" that Republican candidates such as Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich would "blame the media." A few seconds after making ...
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Jake Tapper Lashes Out: Santorum 'Committed Political Malpractice' With His 'Horrible' Debate

An unusually harsh Jake Tapper on Thursday lashed out at Rick Santorum, mocking the Republican's "horrible" debate performance. The ABC journalist appeared on Good Morning America and ...
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George Stephanopoulos Pushes Christie to Tout Obama's Unemployment 'Comeback'

According to Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos, an increase in unemployment from 7.8 percent to 8.3 percent is a recovery. The ABC co-host pressed Chris Christie to agree that, ...
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Chris Matthews Sneers: 'If You're Really Anti-Gay, You Become Catholic Now'

Chris Matthews appeared at Ford's Theater in Washington D.C., Monday night, for a President's Day panel and sneered that Catholics are attracting bigots. While talking about Richard Nixon, the ...
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MSNBC Hyperventilates Over 'Cro-Magnon' Santorum and His 'Big Money' 'Spokesman'

MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Thursday hyperventilated about a joke made by a Rick Santorum donor, frothing that "big money" Foster Friess and his candidate must be from the "Cro-Magnon" era. The ...
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Liberal Joy Behar Trashes Virginia: State's Abortion Law Is Like 'the Taliban'

The shrill, extremist comments coming from the co-hosts on The View continued, Thursday. Liberal comedienne Joy Behar trashed Virginia for passing abortion restrictions, saying the new law makes ...
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Chris Matthews Rants Over Rush Limbaugh's 'Astounding,' Crazy' 'Assault on Women's Rights'

A frothing Chris Matthews on Wednesday excoriated Rush Limbaugh for an "astounding assault on women's rights." Matthews shrieked that the conservative talk radio host's commentary on liberals ...
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ABC, NBC Skip Food Police Confiscating Preschooler's Dangerous Potato Chips

Although the networks have been all too eager to tout food police stories promoting healthy lunches, ABC and NBC on Tuesday ignored the case of a preschool girl having her controversial lunch, ...
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MSNBC's Martin Bashir Outrageously Compares Rick Santorum to Mass Murderer Joseph Stalin

Ultra liberal Martin Bashir hit a new low on Tuesday, outrageously comparing Rick Santorum to mass-murdering dictator Joseph Stalin. In a fit of vitriol, the MSNBC anchor also connected the ...
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ABC's Prank News Show Almost Gets Actor Playing Anti-Gay Counselor 'Killed'

ABC's prank undercover news show What Would You Do on Friday again attempted to find secret, anti-gay bias, this time featuring a counselor telling a sobbing teen that he needs to "pray away ...
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Barbara Walters: It's 'Heartbreaking' to Force Women to View an Ultrasound Before an Abortion

The liberal women on The View, Wednesday, shrieked at the "totalitarian" decision by a Texas judge to uphold a law requiring women to look at an ultrasound before having an abortion.
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Wash Post Journalist: 'Maybe the Founders Were Wrong' to Guarantee Free Exercise of Religion

Washington Post political writer Melinda Henneberger shockingly stated, Wednesday, that "maybe the Founders were wrong" to guarantee religious liberty. Henneberger appeared on Hardball to ...

Even Chris Matthews Sees Danger for Obama after 'Frightening,' Birth Control Decision

Even Chris Matthews, who famously gushed about the "thrill" Barack Obama gave his leg, is troubled by the President's "frightening" decision to force Catholic charities to provide birth control ...