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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ABC's George Stephanopoulos Grills 'Pizza Man' Herman Cain

Surging Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, identified as "pizza man" by an ABC graphic, finally appeared on Good Morning America, Wednesday, but was grilled by George Stephanopoulos on ...

Chris Matthews on How to Beat Romney: Say He's One of the 'Pigs' on Wall Street!

MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Tuesday worried about the emergence of Mitt Romney as a serious front-runner and a threat to Barack Obama's reelection. Talking to Democratic strategist Mark Penn, the ...

Another GOP Debate, Another Chance for ABC's Stephanopoulos to Feature a Democrat

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday continued his streak of having a top Obama operative discuss a Republican presidential debate. Rather than talk to any of the contenders, ...

ABC's Roberts Tosses Softballs to Anita Hill, Touts 'Legacy' of Thomas Accuser

ABC's Robin Roberts tossed softballs to Anita Hill on Monday, wondering what the "legacy" will be for the "quiet" law professor who accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment 20 years ago. The ...

ABC Hits 'Billionaire Boosters' of Tea Party, Uses Liberal Film to Slam Conservatives

ABC's Brian Ross on Friday investigated the alleged misdeeds of "billionaire boosters" to the Tea Party and even used a liberal documentary to attack the conservative group. Appearing on Good ...

Unhinged Martin Bashir Excoriates 'Vacuous' Sarah Palin During Steve Jobs Eulogy

Liberal MSNBC host Martin Bashir used Sarah Palin's announcement that she won't be a candidate for President as another excuse to rash the "vacuous," "crass" and "vindictive" Republican. The ...

Democratic Obstruction of Obama's Jobs Bill Elicits Yawns from the Networks

The network newscasts on Wednesday downplayed Democratic obstruction of Barack Obama's jobs bill, offering only minor coverage. Good Morning America and Early Show allowed brief mentions. In an ...

Media Cast Bush as Rights Abuser, Gloss Over Obama's Killing of U.S. Citizen

The three network morning shows on Friday all highlighted the United States' success in killing terrorist Anwar al Awlaki. However, although these same programs were sensitive to the slightest ...

Chris Matthews to Top McCain '08 Aide: 'We Were All Rooting for You'

On Thursday's Hardball, Chris Matthews told top McCain '08 aide Steve Schmidt, "We were all rooting for you, by the way. And a lot of us in this business like John McCain a lot."

ABC Bizarrely Chides Campaigning of Rick Perry's Wife: This Means 'Trouble'

According to ABC analyst Matthew Dowd, the fact that Rick Perry's wife, Anita, has been publicly touting her husband means the candidate is floundering. Making a blanket statement on Thursday's ...

Stephanopoulos Pushes Liberal Justice Stevens to Bash GOP Audience

Good Morning America's" George Stephanopoulos on Thursday invited retired Supreme Court Judge John Paul Stevens to bash the audience of a GOP presidential debate. The ABC host repeatedly offered ...

Actress Eva Longoria Trashes 'Dangerous' 'Extremists' Who Oppose Obama

Actress Eva Longoria appeared on Tuesday's Jimmy Kimmel Live to trash the "dangerous" "extremist movement" that opposes Barack Obama. The Desperate Housewives star became just the latest celebrity ...

Liberal Newsweek Editor Admits: Obama 'Wasn't Ready' to Be President

During an appearance on Morning Joe, Tuesday, Newsweek editor Tina Brown made an off-hand remark about Barack Obama, conceding that the politician "wasn't ready" to be President. Brown has ...

Chris Matthews Lumps NRA in with 'Crazy, Far-Right' 'Hatred' of Obama

While running through his usual litany of attacks on anti-Obama conservatives, MSNBC's Chris Matthews on Tuesday included the National Rifle Association as part of the "crazy far-right" who "hate" ...

George Stephanopoulos's Pro-Obama Spin Rejected by Bill O'Reilly

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday dismissed the pro-Obama talking points repeated by Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos. After quoting the President, Stephanopoulos parroted, "And ...

Condescending ABC Dismisses 'Pizza Baron' Cain: 'Nobody' Won the FL Straw Poll

Good Morning America's John Hendren on Sunday dismissed the victory of Herman Cain in the Florida straw poll, condescendingly asserting that the "big winner is nobody." The ABC reporter made sure ...

ABC, CBS Skip Investigation Into Solyndra; NBC Highlights Obama Connections

ABC and CBS on Friday skipped any coverage of a congressional investigation into Solyndra and the appearance of its two top executives to plead the Fifth. Only NBC's Today show provided an ...

ABC's Osunsami Skips Key Facts on Georgia Execution, Plays Race Card

Good Morning America's Steve Osunsami on Thursday skipped or spun key facts while reporting on the execution of convicted cop killer Troy Davis in Georgia. The ABC reporter also played up the race ...

Chris Matthews Trashes Perry, Says Texas Governor Is Accusing Obama of Being 'Pro-Nazi'

On Wednesday's Hardball, MSNBC host Chris Matthews trashed Rick Perry, accusing him of calling Barack Obama "pro-Nazi." Matthews attacked the Republican presidential candidate for claiming that ...

Ann Curry Offered Softball Spin, But George Stephanopoulos Grills Ahmadinejad

In stark contrast to NBC, Good Morning America co-host George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday hit Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with tough questions, pressing the Iranian President on whether he was in control ...