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

Former Democratic Colleagues Stephanopoulos and Carville Plot Democratic Strategy

After the last two Republican presidential debates, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos turned to Democrats for reaction. After President Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress, ...

Only ABC Touts 'Bombshell' Charges Against Obama in New Book

A new book alleging sexism, dissension and incompetence inside the Obama White House has, thus far, only gotten major coverage on one network, ABC. Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on ...

Scarborough Slams 'Lowest Common Denominator' GOPers Who Are 'Dooming' 2012 Chances

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Friday again berated the 2012 Republican field, decrying them for pandering to "the lowest common denominator in a way that doom conservatives to make gains next year in ...

Matthews Delights in 'Ripping Scab' Off 'Ignorant,' Intellectual-Hating GOP

Chris Matthews on Thursday delighted in slamming "ignorant" Republicans and their hostility for anyone "who's even slightly an intellectual." Matthews began a segment on the Republican Party's ...

ABC Breaks, Then Ignores Own Scoop on Obama Administration and Solyndra

On Tuesday and Wednesday's World News, reporter Brian Ross exposed e-mails indicating that the Obama administration gave a $535 million loan to the green company Solyndra, despite deep misgivings ...

Stephanopoulos Finally Finds a Republican, Hits RNC Chair on 'Distraction' Palin

After a week of seeking out Democrats to respond to Republican debates, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday interviewed Reince Priebus and grilled the Republican National ...

NBC Offers Scant Coverage of Big Dem Loss in NY Special Election

The Today show, which is a four hour program, on Wednesday devoted a scant 43 seconds of air time to a surprising loss by Democrats in a New York special congressional election. Both CBS and ABC ...

After Another Republican Debate, ABC Again Looks to a Democrat for Reaction

After last Wednesday's Republican debate, Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos turned to a top Democrat for reaction. After last Thursday's jobs speech by Barack Obama, Stephanopoulos ...

Hardball Guest: You'd Almost Think Cheney Is an 'Agent of the Nation's Enemies'

Salon columnist Joe Conason appeared on Monday's Hardball to excoriate former Vice President Dick Cheney: "...You would almost think that Cheney was actually an agent of the nation's enemies..." ...

MSNBC's Truther Slams Islam-'Hating' U.S. and Its '9/11 Nostalgia Mill'

MSNBC analyst- and 9/11 truther- Touré appeared on Friday's Dylan Ratigan Show to complain about the September 11th "nostalgia mill" promoted by the media. He also smeared the entire country as ...

Morning Joe Hosts Scoff at Perry's Chances: Romney Has Nomination 'in the Bag'

On Friday, another Morning Joe host went out on a limb and confidently predicted the political demise of Rick Perry. Discussing the Republican presidential candidate's positions on Social ...

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 ...