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

NBC Skips Obama's Major Shift on Immigration, Covers 500 Pound Pig

NBC has yet to cover a major shift by the Obama administration that would halt deportation of illegal immigrants who have not committed a crime. According to the Washington Times, up to 300,000 ...

Hypocritical Matthews Slams 'Nasty' Perry's Attacks on Obama

On his syndicated program, Sunday, Chris Matthews slammed Rick Perry for being too "nasty" to Barack Obama. The liberal host also wondered if the fact that Perry is not a Mormon gives southerners ...

NBC Spins for Obama Vacation: 'When Is There Ever a Good Time for a World Leader' to Take a Trip?'

NBC on Friday offered a light-hearted defense of Barack Obama's vacation, justifying it by pointing out how hard it is for world leaders to take trips.

ABC's Avila: Rick Perry 'Does Not Care' About Science, Has 'Close Relationship' with Guns

According to Good Morning America's Jim Avila, Rick Perry "does not care" about the "overwhelming scientific evidence" of global warming. The ABC reporter on Thursday offered a hostile, ...

Chris Matthews Spews: Rick Perry Would Have Opposed Integration, Takes Back 'Bull Connor' Line

One day after trashing Rick Perry as "Bull Connor with a smile," MSNBC's Chris Matthews took the statement back. But he also trashed the Republican presidential nominee, saying he probably would ...

George Stephanopoulos Scolds Companies Who Relocate Overseas Because of High Taxes: 'Unpatriotic'

According to Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos, companies that go overseas as a result of high taxes in America are "unpatriotic." The ABC host, who has repeatedly lobbied for higher ...

Chris Matthews: Rick Perry Could Be 'Bull Connor With a Smile'

Hardball host Chris Matthews on Tuesday smeared Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry as "Bull Connor with a smile," referring to the segregationist Commissioner of Public Safety who ...

Ex-Newsweek Editor on Rick Perry: If Bush People Are Calling You Shallow, It's Time to Ask Questions

Former Newsweek editor Howard Fineman, Sunday, offered a snarky, condescending take on both Rick Perry and George W. Bush. Appearing on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show, he delivered a less than ...

Diane Sawyer Uses Wind Disaster to Hype Global Warming: 'Weather Gone Wild'

World News' Diane Sawyer on Monday hyped a disaster at a rock concert in Indianapolis as an example of "weather gone wild" and linked it to global warming. Hyperbolically connecting the tragedy to ...

George Stephanopoulos Endorses White House Strategy That Perry Is a 'Carbon Copy' of Bush

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Monday touted White House plans to tie Texas Governor Rick Perry to George W. Bush. The former Democratic operative turned morning show host seemed ...

Ex-Girlfriend Accuses Leftist Billionaire Soros of Violence; NBC Carries Story But Omits His Politics

NBC's Today show on Friday managed to avoid any ideological labels for a story on violence charges against the very liberal George Soros. Instead, reporter Mike Taibbi simply described him as ...

MSNBC Anchor Laments GOP Primary Focus on Religion, Wonders if Rick Perry Is a 'Phony'

MSNBC guest host Veronica De La Cruz on Thursday lamented the supposed emphasis GOP primary voters place on religion, complaining, "...What happened to jobs? What happened to that discussion?" She ...

ABC Ignores Failure of $14 Million Effort by Liberals to Recall Wisconsin's GOP State Senators

ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday ignored the $14 million failure of labor and liberal groups to win back the state senate in Wisconsin through a recall vote. Both CBS's Early Show and NBC's ...

Chris Matthews Unloads on Obama; President Should Have Said 'Tax the Freaking Rich!'

A clearly worried Chris Matthews on Monday fretted that a "coy" Barack Obama is being "too cute by half" in his handling of the economy. Matthews lamented the fact that in his press conference, ...

ABC: Is Rick Perry Going 'Too Far' With Prayer Event? Frets 'Even Mainstream Christians' are Worried

Good Morning America's David Kerley on Saturday offered up a one-sided, biased take on a prayer event led by Texas Governor Rick Perry over the weekend. The ABC graphic for the segment chided, ...

NYT Downplays Own Poll Showing More Think Spending Cuts Didn't Go Far Enough

The New York Times on Friday downplayed results in its own poll that found 44 percent of respondents think the cuts in the debt deal didn't go far enough, versus only 15 percent who said "too ...

New York Times Columnists Ridicule Tea Party: 'Zombies' Wearing 'Suicide Vests'

So much for civility. New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd on Wednesday continued to ramp up the newspaper's vitriolic attacks against Tea Party conservatives, bizarrely describing them as ...

NYT's Maureen Dowd Excoriates 'Cannibal' 'Vampire' Tea Partiers

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd on Wednesday continued to ramp up the newspaper's vitriolic attacks against Tea Party conservatives, bizarrely describing them as "cannibals" "zombies" and ...

ABC's Jon Karl Blames House GOP for FAA Shutdown, Skips Democratic Obstruction

Good Morning America's Jon Karl on Thursday placed the blame for a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration on House Republicans, ignoring the role Senate Democrats have played.

Chris Matthews: Southern 'Secessionists' Want to 'Kill' Obama...'Politically'

MSNBC's Chris Matthews took his hateful attacks on conservatives to a new level, Wednesday, smearing the Tea Party as "southern" "secessionists" who want to "kill" Obama. The Hardball host quickly ...