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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CBS News Hits Firefox CEO's Support of Traditional Marriage: 'A Firestorm of Bad PR'

CBS This Morning reporter Ben Tracy offered a one-sided take on liberal outrage against an internet browser's CEO and his support for traditional marriage. Brendan Eich is the new head of Mozilla, ...
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NBC Hypes 'Late Surge' to Make ObamaCare Deadline, Allows a Mere 22 Seconds for New Problems

All three morning shows on Tuesday hyped an "eye-popping" surge on the final day of ObamaCare sign-ups, but NBC's Today minimized the latest problems for those attempting to meet the deadline. ...
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Hillary Fan Cynthia McFadden Is Leaving ABC for NBC: See Her Top 5 Clinton-Loving Quotes

After 20 years of activist journalism at ABC, it was announced on Thursday that Cynthia McFadden is leaving the network for NBC. The Nightline co-anchor has fawned over many Democratic ...
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CBS's Norah O'Donnell Smears Global Warming Skeptics as 'Deniers'

CBS This Morning co-anchor Norah O'Donnell on Monday adopted the alarmist language for global warming. She referred to climate skeptics as "deniers." CBS offered two stories on a new United ...
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CBS Frets Over 'Tough' Abortion Law Being Upheld, Skips What Ruling Actually Means

While the CBS Evening News on Thursday and Good Morning America on Friday allowed mere seconds to explain a court ruling upholding "tough" "new abortion restrictions" in Texas, only Fox News fully ...
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Scott Pelley Tosses Softballs to Obama: You Wish You Could Live Low Key Life Like the Pope?

CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley scored an exclusive interview with Barack Obama on Friday. Much of the conversation centered around the President's meeting with Pope Francis. But rather than ...
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NYT Compares Obama to the Pope: Each 'Burst' Forth 'as a History-Making Change Agent'

New York Times journalists Jim Yardley and Michael Shear on Thursday compared Barack Obama to Pope Francis. According to the writers, the pro-abortion, pro-gay marriage Barack Obama and the ...
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ABC, CNN, MSNBC, PBS All Skip Political ID for 'Shocking' Corruption By Democratic Mayor

ABC, CNN, MSNBC and PBS on Wednesday and Thursday all covered the "shocking" corruption involving the Democratic mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. Yet, while talking about the tens of thousands ...
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Ed Schultz: Funding Charter Schools 'Breeds and Feeds the Next Generation of Segregation'

MSNBC's Ed Schultz on Wednesday slammed charter schools in America, sneering that funding them "breeds and feeds the next generation of segregation in America." [See video below. MP3 audio here.] ...
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MSNBC Devotes 16 Minutes of Coverage to 'Indefensible, ' 'Racist' Redskins 'Slur'

With all the important things going on in the world, MSNBC on Tuesday chose to devote 16 minutes of coverage over four shows to the "indefensible," "racist" "slur" that is the Washington Redskins ...
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MSNBC's Ronan Farrow: GOP Senator Is a 'Hero' for Refusing to Back Fellow Republican

It's not often that the hosts of MSNBC trumpet an elected Republican as a "hero." But liberal anchor Ronan Farrow did exactly that on Tuesday as he praised Senator Mark Kirk's insistence that he ...
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Ed Schultz Finally Apologizes for His Bogus ObamaCare Prediction, Lashes Out at Wash Post

Liberal anchor Ed Schultz on Monday finally admitted that his ObamaCare prediction from last December was wrong. On December 11, 2013, the Ed Show host prognosticated, "[ObamaCare enrollment is] ...
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ABC News Gushes Over Democratic Activist's Question to Hillary: 'If You Don't' Run, 'Who Will?'

The journalists at ABC's World News on Sunday enthusiastically touted a fawning question from a Democratic activist to Hillary Clinton. After anchor David Muir insisted that "it didn't take long ...
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CBS Hypes Michelle Obama for 'Praising Free Speech,' Skips Press Blackout of Her China Trip

Ignoring the most important part of the story, CBS This Morning reporter Jan Crawford hyped Michelle Obama for promoting free speech in China. Yet, Crawford never mentioned that American ...
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Journalist Barbara Walters Is 'Honored to Meet' Anita Hill, Her 'Heroine'

Supposedly neutral journalist Barbara Walters dropped all pretense of objectivity on Wednesday, praising guest Anita Hill as her "heroine." The View co-host gushed over how "honored" she was to ...
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CBS and ABC Fawn Over President's NCAA Picks: 'Barackatology'

Network journalists on Wednesday fawned over the fact that Barack Obama is again making NCAA basketball picks. On ABC, Good Morning America's Josh Elliott touted, "And finally, the ...
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ABC's 'Nightline' Skipped ObamaCare for 123 Days, Gossips Over 'Bootleg Butt Injections'

How do the journalists at Nightline define news? On Monday night, co-host Dan Harris and reporter Mariana van Zeller spent an astonishing nine minutes and 33 seconds on the salacious, gossipy ...
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Director Oliver Stone Touts Putin's 'Popularity,' Blames Bush Sr. for Mistreating Russia

In a Facebook posting on Monday, far-left director Oliver Stone touted the "popularity" of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of the move against Crimea. Stone credulously hyped, "The ...
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Only Fox News Hits 'Spectacular Failure' of Obama Transparency Claim; Networks Yawn

Despite Barack Obama's self-congratulatory claim in 2013 that he is running the "most transparent administration in history," several watchdog groups this week have hit the President for being ...
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Networks Yawn as Obama Administration Gives Away the Internet

The United States government announced on Friday that it would give up control of the Internet to a global organization. Fox News extensively covered this development, but the network morning and ...