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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NBC's Today Continues to Skip Absurd Example of Government Waste in Obama's Government

The Today show on Friday continued to ignore an embarrassing example of government waste during Barack Obama's tenure. ABC, CBS and NBC's Nightly News, however, have all highlighted the ...
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Networks Freak Out Over All Male Golf Club; Katie Couric Lectures: 'Get With the Program'

ABC and NBC could barely contain their contempt while covering the controversy over the all-male Augusta golf club. Katie Couric, guest anchoring Good Morning America on Thursday, lectured the ...
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ABC Lectures Rick Santorum: Stop Wasting Your 'Political Capital' and 'Get Out'

Good Morning America analyst Matt Dowd on Wednesday lectured Rick Santorum to "get out" and stop wasting "any little bit of political capital he has left." Depending on which count one looks ...
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Crude ABC: Ann Romney Zipper Comment Is 'Begging to Be Taken Out of Context'

Good Morning America's John Berman on Tuesday again proved his ability to be crude, adding a zipper sound effect to a quote by Ann Romney. Sounding like a fifth grade boy, Berman derided the ...
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MSNBC's Chuck Todd 'Loves' the History Lesson Bill Clinton Gives, Luke Russert Fawns

Different network, same fawning coverage. MSNBC journalists Chuck Todd and Luke Russert fawned over Bill Clinton, Monday, with Todd "loving" the liberal history lesson that the former ...
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Jake Tapper Tosses Softballs to Clinton, ABC Spikes Obama's Bad Week at the Supreme Court

Good Morning America offered another typical softball session with Bill Clinton on Monday to promote his latest Global Initiative meeting, but since using George Stephanopoulos might seem too ...
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Chris Matthews: I Was 'Totally Unprepared' for 'Prospect' of ObamaCare Being 'Ripped Down'

How detached is Chris Matthews from the rest of the country? The Hardball host on Thursday appeared bewildered as he conceded to being "totally unprepared" for the prospect that Obamacare ...
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Nothing to See Here: ABC Totally Skips Any Mention of Obamacare's Bad Day in Court

The Obama administration suffered another bad day in the Supreme Court, Wednesday, leading many to wonder if all of the President's health care law will be entirely scrapped. ABC's Good ...
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Network Morning Shows Greet Trouble for 'Historic' ObamaCare with Scant Coverage

Barack Obama's health care law ran into a legal buzz saw at the Supreme Court, Tuesday. So, how did the network morning shows on Wednesday cover the "historic" case? They mostly ignored it. ...
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CNN's Reversal: ObamaCare Goes from 8-1 Supreme Court Winner to Legal 'Train Wreck'

CNN's legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin dialed back his wild judicial predictions, Tuesday. The same man who only last week predicted an eight-to-one victory for Obamacare in the Supreme Court, now ...
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ABC Hyperventilates: 'Sour' Santorum 'Lashes Out' and 'Goes to War' With Media

The journalists at Good Morning America on Tuesday appeared shocked that a "sour" Rick Santorum dared to aggressively oppose a New York Times reporter, hyperventilating that the Republican ...
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ABC's Josh Elliott: 'I'm Proud to Work at a Place That Believes in Advocacy Journalism!'

Sometimes journalists just come right out and say it: Appearing at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Awards, Saturday, ABC News anchor Josh Elliott gushed over media ...
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ABC Touts the 'Message' Tyler Clementi Case Sends, Even If It Goes 'Beyond the Facts'

On Friday's Good Morning America, Chris Cuomo interviewed the man convicted of "bias intimidation" against a gay college student who took his own life. Co-host Robin Roberts admitted, ...
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MSNBC's Karen Finney Smears: Racism of Limbaugh Had 'Lethal Consequences' in Killing of Teen

MSNBC analyst and Democratic strategist Karen Finney disgustingly smeared Rush Limbaugh and several Republican presidential candidates on Thursday, charging that the racist hate of these ...
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On MSNBC: Leftist Writer Smears Tim Tebow as Wanting to Set Gays Back '30 or 40 Years'

MSNBC can't even keep liberal politics out of sports. Nation sports editor Dave Zirin appeared on the cable network, Wednesday, to hyperventilate over the announcement that Tim Tebow has been ...
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ABC Again Skimps on 2012 Coverage; Tapper: Race Is Obama Vs. 'Conservative Businessman'

For the third day in a row, an absent George Stephanopoulos prompted ABC's Good Morning America to provide skimpy coverage of the GOP presidential race. While CBS This Morning devoted nine ...
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Befuddled Chris Matthews to Democrat Specter: The GOP is 'Your Party'

A seemingly befuddled Chris Matthews on Tuesday interviewed former Senator Arlen Specter, gleefully (and incorrectly) referring to the Democrat as a Republican. Downplaying the fact that ...
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Election? What Election? George Stephanopoulos Disappears and Politics Stops on ABC

Is there a clause in George Stephanopoulos's contract stating that politics must be ignored if he's not there? On Tuesday, for the second straight day, the former Democratic operative turned ...
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Smug Liberal Journalists Appear on CNN to Trash 'Taliban' Christians, 'Bully' Limbaugh

Former Today co-host Meredith Vieira appeared with her husband, journalist Richard M. Cohen, on Wednesday's Piers Morgan. Cohen railed against Christian conservatives as the "American equivalent ...
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Matthews: Southern Haters Have to Choose Between 'Cultists' Romney and Santorum

"They've got three RCs, or two RCs- two Roman Catholics- running and a Mormon, so three cultists running, and they gotta pick one of the three cultists, as they see them."