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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Looming Threat of Social Security Implosion Results in Just 72 Seconds of Network Coverage

Over a combined total of nine and a half hours of programming, CBS, NBC and ABC allowed a mere 72 seconds of coverage to the news, Monday, that Social Security will go bankrupt three years ...
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Unhinged Chris Matthews Smears GOP Base as the 'Grand Wizard Crowd'

An unhinged Chris Matthews on Monday excoriated Republican primary voters as racist, deriding them as the "Grand Wizard crowd." Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael ...
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ABC Reporter Mocks Global Warming 'Denialists,' Calls for More Alarmist Advocacy

ABC reporter and global warming enthusiast Bill Blakemore on Sunday condescendingly dismissed climate change skeptics as "denialists." In a piece on ABCNews.com, he called for yet more ...
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CBS Downplays Graphic Afghanistan Photos as a GOP 'Distraction,' ABC Minimizes

CBS's Bill Plante on Friday downplayed graphic photos of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan posing with severed body parts of suicide bombers as a GOP "distraction," insisting that Republicans were ...
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So Far, Media Mum on Obama's Defense Secretary: A Million Dollars for Commuting Costs?

The big three networks have, thus far, shown little interest in investigating the nearly one million dollars in commuting costs spent by Barack Obama's Defense Secretary. According to the ...
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Deluded Matthews: 'People Don't' Compare Conservatives to Dictators...Except on MSNBC

Apparently Hardball anchor Chris Matthews doesn't watch his own network. On Wednesday, the liberal cable host piously proclaimed that liberals would never compare a conservative to a dictator such ...
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MSNBC's Martin Bashir, Who Compared Santorum to Stalin, Mocks Concept of Liberal Media

MSNBC's Martin Bashir, who previously compared Rick Santorum to genocidal murderer Joseph Stalin, on Wednesday mocked the concept that MSNBC could be biased against Republicans. A network ...
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NBC Touted Romney's Dog on a Car Roof Story, But Only ABC Notes: Obama 'Tried Dog' as a Kid

Of the three major networks, only ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday covered the "dog wars" counterattack by Mitt Romney's operatives. Co-anchor George Stephanopoulos highlighted that the ...
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MSNBC Slimes NRA as Having 'Blood on Its Hands,' Is Responsible for 'Dead' Americans

MSNBC analyst David Goodfriend appeared on Tuesday's Dylan Ratigan Show to slime the National Rifle Association as having "blood on its hands." Goodfriend, who was only identified as a ...
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Diane Sawyer, Who Gushed Over Football and Singing With Obama, Grills Romney on Tax Returns

ABC, the same network that provided softball interviews with Barack Obama on such subjects as singing and Abraham Lincoln, featured an aggressive, hard-hitting segment with Mitt and Ann ...
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MSNBC Features 9/11 Truther to Mock 'Dangerous,' 'Paternalistic' Bill Cosby

MSNBC on Monday featured 9/11 truther and network analyst Toure to slam the "paternalistic" Bill Cosby for suggesting the Trayvon Martin shooting is more about guns than it is about race. ...
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A Week and a Half Late, NBC's Today Finally Discovers Govt. 'Spending Spree' in Vegas

Ten days after ABC and CBS's morning shows covered a growing scandal at Barack Obama's General Services Administration (GSA), NBC's Today show finally discovered the "lavish" example of government ...
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NBC, CBS Finally Discover Ugly Attack on Ann Romney, Highlight GOP 'Gender Gap'

NBC and CBS's evening and morning shows on Thursday and Friday finally discovered the ugly comments made by a Democratic operative against Ann Romney. After skipping the story Thursday ...
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Blunt John Stossel on Why He left Liberal ABC News: 'It Sucked There'

Journalist John Stossel left the liberal confines of ABC News "because it sucked there."  The libertarian reporter talked to the Heritage Foundation's Rob Bluey in an interview posted ...
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NBC, CBS Spike Dem Adviser's Nasty Comment That Mom Ann Romney Has 'Never Worked'

The NBC and CBS morning shows on Thursday completely skipped any mention of a nasty attack on Ann Romney by Democratic National Committee adviser (and frequent White House visitor) Hilary ...
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Networks Offer Skimpy Coverage of the President's Call for Higher Taxes, CBS Parrots Obama

The President on Tuesday made a major campaign offensive against his likely Republican opponent, but four out of the six network evening news and morning shows ignored it. Barack Obama's call ...
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RNC Chair Reince Priebus Mocks the Liberal Bias of MSNBC: 'I Don't Buy Your Argument!'

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Wednesday mocked the liberal, pro-abortion bias of MSNBC, educating anchor Thomas Roberts about the so-called "war on women." After ...
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It Begins: MSNBC Investigates Mitt Romney's Mormonism and How It Deals With Race

Although many members of the media downplayed the controversial aspects of Barack Obama's connection to the radical Jeremiah Wright, MSNBC on Tuesday began to investigate the Mormon faith of Mitt ...
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Nothing to See: Only ABC Mentions the Hundreds of Billions ObamaCare Will Add to Deficit

NBC and CBS completely skipped a new report indicating that Barack Obama's health care law will add hundreds of billions of dollars to the national debt. ABC's Good Morning America on Tuesday ...
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Barbara Walters on Journalists: You 'Don't Know Whether We're Republicans or Democrats'

According to veteran journalist Barbara Walters on Monday, the American public doesn't know whether "most" reporters are "Republicans or Democrats." The unbelievable claim came during a View ...