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 Jon Karl Highlights 'Admission' That Tea Party Candidate Opposes Minimum Wage

Good Morning America on Monday highlighted the "admission" by Tea Party backed candidate Joe Miller that he opposes the federal minimum wage. Reporter Jon Karl breathlessly related, "In an ...

ABC Spins Whitman Controversy as the 'Story That Won't Go Away,' Airs Fourth Segment in Two Days

Good Morning America on Friday continued to hype the allegations that gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman knowingly employed an illegal alien, airing the fourth segment on the topic in just two ...

ABC Hypes 'Bombshell' 'Rocking' CA Governor's Race, Whitman Risks Looking 'Heartless'

Good Morning America on Thursday devoted nine minutes and three segments to the "bombshell" accusations that are "rocking" the California governor's race. After relating the allegations that ...

CBS, ABC Excited Over Barack Obama's Bid to Recapture His 'Glory Days'

Both ABC and CBS on Wednesday morning played up Barack Obama's attempt to reignite his Democratic base and defeat surging Republicans. Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos labeled the ...

MSNBC's Luke Russert Hypes Russ Feingold as a 'Fiscal Conservative,' Hits Angle for 'Absurd Comments'

MSNBC reporter Luke Russert on Tuesday lauded Democratic Senator Russ Feingold as a "fiscal conservative." During the same segment, he knocked Republican Sharron Angle for making "outlandish, ...

On ABC, Bob Woodward Sympathizes With 'Intellectual' Obama and His 'Internal Struggle'

According to Bob Woodward, Barack Obama is an "intellectual" who has agonized over Afghanistan. The Washington Post author appeared on Good Morning America on Tuesday and touted his new book, ...

Jake Tapper Hits Dems for Playing the 'Fear Card,' CBS, NBC Silent on Alan Grayson's Military Smear

Only Good Morning America's Jake Tapper on Monday highlighted an attack from the liberal Alan Grayson that his Republican opponent "doesn't love this country." CBS's Early Show and NBC's Today ...

ABC's Bianna Golodryga Goes Undercover to 'Expose' Secret Muslim Bias in America

ABC on Friday did its best to find secret discrimination against Muslims, sending Good Morning America's Bianna Golodryga undercover in a hijab (Islamic head covering). Yet, despite the misleading ...

John Berman Recalls: Tea Partiers Were Called 'Fringe,' Forgets When He Dismissed 'Fringe' Tea Partiers

ABC's John Berman on Wednesday sarcastically narrated a brief history of Tea Party movement. Interestingly, the Nightline reporter (see file photo at right) skipped the media's role in suggesting ...

George Stephanopoulos Parrots Democratic Talking Points on New GOP Pledge: They're 'Repealing Health Care'

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday offered up Democratic talking points as he discussed a new set of Republican promises, should the GOP win Congress. The skeptical host ...

ABC's Dan Harris Dismisses Tea Party, Hints: 'Complacency' Is the Big Risk for 'Gleeful' Democrats

ABC's Dan Harris on Saturday offered some odd spin in the debate over the Tea Party. The weekend Good Morning America co-host argued that "complacency" was the big risk for Democrats "gleeful" ...

ABC's Jon Karl Derides Christine O'Donnell's Witchcraft Comments as 'Infamous'

According to Good Morning America's Jon Karl, Christine O'Donnell's 1999 comments about dabbling in witchcraft are "infamous." The ABC political correspondent used the strong language, Wednesday, ...

Activist and Anchor Contessa Brewer Warns of 'Consequences' for Opposing Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal

MSNBC anchor and gay rights activist Contessa Brewer on Tuesday warned of "consequences" for senators who oppose repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military. In the 12pm hour, she ...

George Stephanopoulos Strategizes with Old Boss Bill Clinton: How Can Obama Regain His 'Gut Connection?'

Interviewing Bill Clinton for Tuesday's Good Morning America, George Stephanopoulos' nine minute segment mostly amounted to a strategy session that was devoid of tough questions. Stephanopoulos ...

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts Hypes Pro-gay Rights Lady Gaga as the 'Joan Baez of Her Time'

MSNBC News Live host Thomas Roberts on Monday pleaded with his Twitter followers to help get Lady Gaga on his program, at one point hyping the pro-gay rights singer as the "Joan Baez of her time."

ABC Touts O'Donnell's Witchcraft Comments: Will Remarks Continue to 'Haunt' Candidate?

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Monday asserted that the White House wants to "deliver" the message that the Tea Party is too extreme. He then highlighted 11-year-old comments, ...

Christiane Amanpour Gushes to Hillary: Was Daughter's Wedding as Tough as Peace in the Middle East?

This Week anchor Christiane Amanpour appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America and offered a softball question to Hillary Clinton about her daughter's wedding. After discussing Middle East ...

Harsh Attacks Against Christine O'Donnell Continue on ABC: Carville Slams 'Deadbeat' Nominee

For the second day in a row, Good Morning America featured degrading descriptions of Delaware senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell. Democratic strategist James Carville appeared on Thursday's ...

George Stephanopoulos Touts Attacks By O'Donnell Opponents: She's a 'Nutty,' 'Mentally Unhinged' 'Liar'

Liberal journalists don't usually highlight Karl Rove as an authoritative voice, but that's what George Stephanopoulos did on Wednesday's Good Morning America. Interviewing senatorial nominee ...

ABC's Crystal Ball: Defeat of 'Mainstream' Castle 'Eliminates' GOP Chances for Winning Senate

Good Morning America's Juju Chang switched into prognostication mode on Wednesday and proclaimed that, along with other Tea Party wins, Christine O'Donnell's upset victory in Delaware "pretty much ...