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

ABC's Bill Weir Touts: Obama Is 'Keeping a Campaign Promise' to Air Health Care Debate on TV

Good Morning America's Bill Weir on Sunday trumpeted Barack Obama for "keeping a campaign promise" to broadcast the health care debate on C-SPAN. Counting the upcoming televised summit between ...

Columnist Gail Collins Frets About 'Scary,' Angry Conservatives at CPAC

Columnist Gail Collins appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to worry about "scary," fringe conservatives who will be appearing at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in D.C.

NYT's Gail Collins on Morning Joe Frets About 'Scary,' Angry Conservatives at CPAC

New York Times columnist Gail Collins appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Thursday, to worry about "scary," fringe conservatives who will be appearing at CPAC in Washington D.C. Picking out certain ...

NBC Hits Obama From the Left on Nuclear Power: What Is the President 'Up to?'

NBC's Nightly News and ABC's World News on Tuesday provided drastically different reports on the Obama administration's announced plans to build the country's first new nuclear power plant in 30 ...

ABC Dismisses the Idea That 2010 Will Be Trouble for Dems: 'A Tempest in a Teapot'

Good Morning America on Sunday derided the idea that Democratic retirements in Congress spell bad news for the party in 2010. John Hendren, a day before Evan Bayh announced he's leaving the ...

ABC Celebrates the Adulterous Affair of JFK as a 'Torrid' 'Love Story' Involving 'American Royalty'

Good Morning America on Monday touted an adulterous affair John F. Kennedy had in the early 1950s as a "love story" and a "torrid and fleeting romance." Co-host George Stephanopoulos lauded the ...

ABC Gushes Over the 'Genuine Love and Respect' of 'True Valentines' Joe and Jill Biden

Two years after fawning over the romance of John and Elizabeth Edwards, Good Morning America found another Democratic couple to tout. As the song Everlasting Love played in the background, news ...

ABC Highlights Joe Biden to Deride 'Out There' Comments by Sarah Palin

Good Morning America's Kate Snow on Thursday highlighted a clip of Joe Biden for a piece on Sarah Palin and her "out there" comments. The Vice President, who has made several verbal gaffes of his ...

Chris Matthews Rants: 'Clowns' and 'Hyenas' Like Sean Hannity 'Don't Care' What Happens to Earth in the Future

Hardball host Chris Matthews on Wednesday ranted that "clowns" and "hyenas" like Sean Hannity "don't care" about the awful things global warming will do to the planet. The Fox News host on Monday ...

An Emotional George Stephanopoulos Coos: Murtha Made Congress 'Work,' Skips Smear on Marines

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday became emotional over the passing of John Murtha, named by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington as one of Congress' most ...

Editor Tina Brown Admits: Obama 'Got the Best Press Known to Man'

Two prominent journalists appeared on Friday's Good Morning America and casually admitted that Barack Obama has received glowing coverage from the press. Former Vanity Fair and New Yorker editor ...

For Third Time in Less Than a Week, MSNBC Tries to Link Conservatives and Birthers, Touts Embarrassing Video of Sarah Palin

On Thursday, MSNBC continued its quest to link conservatives with birthers. Previewing an unrelated segment on this weekend's tea party convention, Norah O'Donnell played a clip of Obama ...

ABC's Robin Roberts Lauds Pay Czar for Slamming CEOs: 'We Can Feel the Fire in Your Belly''

Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts didn't even try for objectivity on Wednesday when she talked to pay czar Kenneth Feinberg about his attempts to stop AIG CEOs from receiving bonuses. "We ...

MSNBC's David Shuster Smears: 'Most Republicans' Are Birthers

MSNBC's David Shuster on Tuesday used a poll by the liberal website Daily Kos to assert that "most Republicans" don't believe Barack Obama was born in America and, thus, are birthers. Shuster ...

MSNBC's Tamron Hall: Is Birtherism the Definition of Conservatism?

MSNBC's Tamron Hall on Monday interrogated a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate and tried to associate conservatism with believing in a conspiracy theory. Talking to Patrick Hughes of ...

ABC Devotes Over 60 Minutes to John Edwards, Avoids Labeling Him a Democrat

Since Friday, ABC has devoted 60 minutes to interviews covering the most salacious details of John Edwards' sex scandal. Yet, the network's anchors have refrained from referring to him as a ...

Morning Shows Tout Risk to Republicans for 'Continuing to Say No,' Vieira Corrects Biden Gaffe

The three morning shows on Thursday reacted to Barack Obama's State of the Union address by highlighting the risk Republicans run in continuing to oppose the President's agenda. On NBC's Today, ...

Networks Pounce on 'Louisiana Watergate' Story After Only 17 Hours, Buried ACORN Scandal

All three morning shows on Wednesday highlighted the revelation that a conservative activist had been arrested in connection to an attempt to tamper with the phones of Democratic Senator Mary ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Frets to McCain: Tax Cuts Will 'Increase the Deficit'

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos played defense for the White House on Tuesday. While talking with John McCain about Obama's 2010 proposals, he sounded annoyed that the Senator's ideas ...

Rosie O'Donnell Lectures George Stephanopoulos: Don't Grill Me; He Doesn't

Rosie O'Donnell appeared on Tuesday's Good Morning America and lectured host George Stephanopoulos, "You just have to relax and remember that not everyone's a politician. And you don't have to ...