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

After GOP Debate, Networks Turn to a Democrat; After Obama's Speech? A Democrat

On Thursday, the day after the Republican presidential debate, the network morning shows turned to a high profile Democrat for a response. On Friday, the day after Barack Obama's jobs speech to ...

Howard Fineman Smears Climate Skeptics and Their 'New Ten Commandments'

Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman appeared on Hardball, Thursday, to attack Rick Perry's climate change skepticism as a "war of the worlds between science and faith." Dismissing anyone who ...

Instead of Republicans, Networks Turn to Obama Aide for GOP Debate Reaction

The morning after eight Republican presidential candidates debated each other in California, all three morning shows brought on a Democrat, White House chief of staff William Daley.

Chris Matthews' Warped History: Ronald Reagan 'Wasn't a Social Conservative'

MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Wednesday offered up bizarre, revisionist history, insisting that Ronald Reagan "wasn't a social conservative." In an attempt to denigrate the goals of the Tea Party ...

George Stephanopoulos Pesters Rove: How Can Republicans 'Blow' Election?

Despite all the bad news for Barack Obama, George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday eagerly wondered just how the Republican Party can "blow" the 2012 election. The former Democratic operative turned ...

GMA Skips Hoffa's Call for War Against Tea Party 'Sons of Bitches'

Good Morning America on Tuesday skipped any mention of James Hoffa's call for war against the Tea Party and the union leader's exhortation to "take these son[s] of bitches out." The ABC program ...

Martin Bashir to GOP Rep: Are You Skipping Obama's Speech 'Because He's Black?'

Republican Congressman Joe Walsh and left-leaning MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir got into a contentious exchange over Barack Obama on Friday. The Congressman bluntly explained to Bashir, "Your ...

Impatient ABC, NBC Lecture 'Less Relevant' Palin: Stop 'Crying Wolf'

The NBC and ABC morning shows on Friday indicated a growing impatience with not knowing Sarah Palin's presidential plans. NBC's Chuck Todd declared of the Labor Day holiday, "I think one thing ...

Scarborough to Cheney: What Happened to Your 'Moderate Voice of Republicanism?'

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Thursday pressed Dick Cheney over his new book, wondering "what changed Dick Cheney from the man who was seen by everybody as the moderate voice of Republicanism in ...

Stephanopoulos Shields Obama: Spreads Blame Around for Scheduling of Speech

Former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos on Thursday attempted to spin the botched scheduling of a proposed Barack Obama speech to Congress as, generically, "politicians ...

Joe Scarborough Proclaims: 'Of Course' Rick Perry 'Can't Get Elected'

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough shifted into psychic mode on Wednesday, flat-out declaring, "Of course, [Rick Perry] can't get elected in the general election. He can't." The Morning Joe host derided the ...

Newsweek Reporter's Weird Complaint: Cheney Memoir Doesn't 'Look Forward'

Newsweek journalist Dan Stone appeared on MSNBC's News Live, Monday, to offer a bizarre complaint about Dick Cheney's new memoir. He lamented, "This book is very focused on rehashing. It's very ...

MSNBC Features 9/11 Truther to Blame Hurricane on Global Warming

On Friday's Dylan Ratigan Show, MSNBC contributor Touré, who is also a 9/11 truther, wondered if Hurricane Irene is an example of global warming. He speculated, "When you talk about an unusual ...

Martin Bashir: 'Large Numbers' of Americans Will Reject Views of 2012 GOPers

Despite the poor economy, MSNBC's Martin Bashir on Thursday saw only problems ahead for the 2012 GOP presidential candidates, grilling Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus.

MSNBC Host Ron Reagan: Dick Cheney Is a 'War Criminal'

According to Hardball guest host Ron Reagan, former Vice President Dick Cheney is a "war criminal" for endorsing waterboarding. On Thursday, the son of the former President attacked, "But the fact ...

Conn. Town to ABC's Liberal Hidden Video Show: Get Out

What Would You Do?, an ABC News hidden camera program that often engineers scenarios to expose the supposed bigotry of Americans, was asked on Wednesday to stop filming by the town of Greenwich, ...

MSNBC's Ron Reagan Assails 'Lonely, Homophobic' Rick Santorum

Hardball guest host Ron Reagan on Wednesday assailed Rick Santroum as a "lonely, homophobic voice shrieking in the wilderness." The liberal MSNBC anchor attacked the Republican presidential ...

MSNBC's Chris Jansing: Is Rick Perry 'Too Far Off Even for the GOP?'

Guest hosting for Chris Matthews on Tuesday, MSNBC's Chris Jansing derided Rick Perry, wondering if the Republican presidential candidate is "too far off even for the GOP?"

NBC, CBS Skip Poll Showing Obama Tied or Losing to Republicans

The morning shows on NBC and CBS skipped a new Gallup poll finding Barack Obama either behind or tied with his Republican challengers. Only ABC's Good Morning America mentioned the stark numbers.

ABC Labels 'Pro'-Rights Liberals, Tags 'Anti,' Negative Conservatives

Liberals are "pro" and bestow rights on people. Conservatives are "anti" and negative. That's the impressions that viewers would get from watching ABC. On Tuesday, Good Morning America's Bianna ...