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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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 ...

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 ...