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.


Author Articles

AP Berates Stroke Victim: Republican Senator 'Exaggerated' and Has Questionable 'Honesty'

In an article on the sudden stroke suffered by Senator Mark Kirk, the Associated Press on Monday gratuitously piled on the Republican, currently in intensive care, making sure to note that in the ...

Ex-Clinton Operative Stephanopoulos Questions Gingrich's 'Character and Temperament'

Former Clinton operative George Stephanopoulos on Monday questioned Newt Gingrich's "character and temperament." The Good Morning America co-anchor interviewed the Republican presidential ...

Smarmy Brian Ross Touts His 'January Surprise,' Eagerly Digs for Gingrich's 'Skeletons'

ABC trotted out the "best of" Newt Gingrich slams on Thursday, finally revealing the results of an exhaustive Brian Ross interview with Marianne Gingrich, the former Speaker's ex-wife. Ross ...

Networks Deride Romney for 'Paying So Little' in Taxes, Ignore That Only Three Percent Pay More

All three networks, the New York Times and NPR obsessed over the revelation that Mitt Romney's tax bracket is in the 15 percent range. ABC's Jon Karl wondered, "How did Romney get away with paying ...

Embarrassing: ABC's Jake Tapper Skips Keystone Decision, Shills for Obama and Disney

Over the two hours of Thursday's Good Morning America, there was not one mention of the Obama administration's decision to reject the Keystone oil pipeline, costing at least 20,000 jobs. Yet, Jake ...

ABC's Jon Karl Demands to Know How Romney 'Got Away With Paying So Little'

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Wednesday parroted DNC and White House talking points about Mitt Romney. Karl demanded to know just how Romney "get[s] away with paying so little" capital gains ...

Roger Simon of Politico Sneers at 'Dangerous' 'Blood Lust' of South Carolina Audience

Roger Simon, Politico's top columnist, smeared the audience of Monday night's GOP debate, warning of a "kind of blood lust in the air" after the crowd booed a question of Juan Williams, an African ...

George Stephanopoulos Ready to Crown Romney, 1099 Delegates Shy of Nomination

Ignoring the facts, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday insisted that it would be "impossible" for a non-Mitt Romney candidate to capture the nomination if the former ...

Networks Excoriate the 'Nasty,' 'Dirty,' 'Notorious' Politics of South Carolina

In the days leading up to the GOP primary in South Carolina, all three networks have aggressively attacked the state and its supposedly "dirty," "nasty," "notorious" politics. Echoing many other ...

CBS Exposes 'the New Solyndras'; Will ABC and NBC Cover?

According to a CBS News investigation, the controversial government loan to now-bankrupt Solyndra wasn't an isolated incident. CBS This Morning reporter Sharyl Attkisson explained, "We identified ...

Matthews Preposterously Claims Obama Added 'Only 13 People' to Federal Workforce [UPDATED: Matthews Re-Records Audio]

On Thursday's Hardball, Chris Matthews preposterously insisted that Barack Obama added "only 13" people to the federal workforce in 2009 and that the total number of individuals working for the ...

John Berman Hyperbolically Warns of Romney's 'Ever More Scathing Anti-Obama Message'

Good Morning America reporter John Berman on Thursday hyperbolically warned that Mitt Romney is taking his "ever more scathing, anti-Obama message" to South Carolina. The correspondent then ...

ABC, CBS Pound Romney on Business Background; CNN Downplays New Hampshire Win

Mitt Romney appeared on all six network and cable morning shows on Wednesday and endured repeated liberal attacks about whether he'll be able to "defend" his business background, and even an ...

Democrat George Stephanopoulos: Democrats 'Licking Their Chops' Over Romney's Firing Comment

George Stephanopoulos, the former Democratic operative who worked for Bill Clinton and Michael Dukakis, confidently asserted on Tuesday that Democrats are "licking their chops" over Mitt Romney's ...

ABC's GOP Debate Questions 6 to 1 Liberal, 25% on Contraception, Gay Rights

ABC's GOP presidential debate on Saturday overflowed with liberal questions. Of the 48 queries by George Stephanopoulos, Diane Sawyer and others, 20 came from the left, three were from the right ...

Martin Bashir: Stop Newt Gingrich's Food Stamp Talk Before Someone Gets Killed

MSNBC's Martin Bashir on Friday offered an offensive, bewildering comparison, linking the murder of a black British teenager in 1993 to supposedly offensive comments by Republican presidential ...

Chris Matthews: Rick Santorum Wants a 'Theocracy' That Will 'Trump' the Constitution

An angry Chris Matthews on Thursday denounced Rick Santorum, smearing the Republican as wanting a "theocracy" to "trump" the Constitution. The MSNBC anchor ranted about birth control after playing ...

ABC Hails Obama's Dubious Recess Appointment: A 'Consumer Champion'

World News' Diane Sawyer on Wednesday hailed a questionably legal recess appointment by Barack Obama, praising the incoming arrival of a "consumer champion" who will "help" Americans with their ...

Stephanopoulos' Spin: Romney's 'Reassuring' of Conservatives Will 'Turn Off' Moderates?

Former top Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday wondered if Mitt Romney's attempt to "reassure" conservative voters would end up "turning off" moderates and ...

CBS Skips Alan Colmes' 'Cruel' Attack on Rick Santorum and His Dead Child

Nightline co-host Terry Moran on Monday condemned the "cruel" and "inaccurate" attacks liberal Fox News anchor Alan Colmes made about Rick Santorum and the "crazy" way he handled the death of his ...