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

After Heavily Touting Online Poll, MSNBC's David Shuster Questions Survey on 'Lunatic Fringe' Conservatives

Over the last 24 hours, MSNBC's David Shuster has been heavily promoting a questionable online poll suggesting that significant chunks of Republicans think Barack Obama is the Antichrist. On ...

ABC Continues to Revel in Ted Kennedy's Push for Health Care: 'The Lion's Legacy'

Good Morning America continued its post-health care victory lap for the late Ted Kennedy on Tuesday. An ABC graphic enthused, "The Lion's Legacy: Kennedy's Widow on Health Care." Reporter Jon Karl ...

ABC's Robin Roberts Disappointed in 'Tone' of GOP Response to Health Care

Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts on Tuesday pressed Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty to account for the "tone" of conservatives and Republicans following the passage of health care ...

MSNBC's David Shuster Berates 'Controversial Venom' of Rush Limbaugh

MSNBC's David Shuster and liberal Professor Michael Eric Dyson on Monday took turns smearing Rush Limbaugh. Discussing conservative reaction to the passage of the health care bill, Shuster ...

ABC Gushes Over Patrick Kennedy and Ted's Fight for Health Care: 'Dad's Final Wish' Came True

Good Morning America's Robin Roberts on Monday allowed the Kennedys to take a victory lap for the passage of health care. As the co-host interviewed Patrick Kennedy, an ABC graphic announced, ...

In Left-wing Panel on ABC, Former Cheers Star Kirstie Alley Speaks Up as Voice of the Right

A mostly left-wing panel on Friday's Good Morning America forced former Cheers star Kirstie Alley into the role of speaking for the right. Liberal journalist George Stephanopoulos moderated a ...

George Stephanopoulos Repeatedly Lobbies Stupak: What Will It Take to Support Health Care?

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday yet again pressed pro-life Democrat Bart Stupak on what it would take to get him to vote yes on health care. Over the course of two ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Lobbies Undecided Dem: What Will It Take to 'Change Your Vote From No to Yes?'

ABC's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday lobbied Representative Jason Altmire, a Democrat who is undecided on the health care legislation, over what it will take "to change your vote from no to ...

Double Standard: Networks Hyped GOP E-mailer Mark Foley, Minimized Democratic Groper Eric Massa

With a disparity of five-to-one, the same network morning and evening news programs that displayed an eager interest in Mark Foley's E-mail scandal minimized the groping and tickling of Democrat ...

MSNBC's David Shuster Hits 'Far Right' Protesters Who Are 'Going Nuts' on Capitol Hill

MSNBC host David Shuster on Tuesday demonstrated his condescension for conservative tea party activists, deriding protesters who had arrived in Washington as "far right" and "going nuts." Talking ...

ABC's Jake Tapper Touts White House's Official Victim of Health Care

Good Morning America's Jake Tapper on Monday interviewed a woman selected by the White House to represent victims of the health care industry. Tapper emphasized the sad case of Natoma Canfield, a ...

ABC Features Chorus of Liberal Voices to Sympathize with Patrick Kennedy, Eric Massa

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Friday moderated a group of mostly liberal voices to sympathize with Democratic Congressman Patrick Kennedy and, at times, former Representative ...

Lefty Jon Stewart Hits Bush Speechwriter for Living in 'Selective World,' Tells Him to Respond on Internet

Liberal comedian Jon Stewart featured a rare conservative voice on Tuesday's Daily Show, former Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen. As he often does during the occasions he talks to right-leaning ...

ABC's Jake Tapper Shoehorns Patrick Kennedy Rant Into Unrelated Health Care Story

Good Morning America's Jake Tapper on Thursday forced a completely unrelated rant by Representative Patrick Kennedy into a story entirely on health care. The Rhode Island Democrat's March 10 ...

MSNBC Grilled Conservative Teen, Tosses Softballs to Child Promoting ObamaCare

On Tuesday's edition of MSNBC News Live, host David Shuster tossed softballs to an 11-year-old supporter of Obamacare. However, back in 2009, reporter Norah O'Donnell grilled a conservative teen ...

David Shuster Defends His Attack on GOP for Using Phrase 'Harlem Democrat,' Silent on Luke Russert Doing Same Thing

MSNBC Host David Shuster on Tuesday continued to attack the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) for the organization's reference to Charlie Rangel as a "Harlem Democrat." He ...

George Stephanopoulos Goes Easy on Gibbs, Shows No Interest in Naked Shower Fight Between Emanuel and Massa

ABC's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday showed little interest in grilling Robert Gibbs over serious allegations made by a Democratic Congressman. Talking to the White House press secretary, he ...

MSNBC's David Shuster Hits Republicans as Racist for Calling Charlie Rangel a 'Harlem Democrat'

MSNBC's David Shuster on Monday attacked Republicans as racist for calling embattled Congressman Charlie Rangel a "crooked, Harlem Democrat." Talking to ex-Virginia Governor Doug Wilder, the host ...

ABC Devotes Almost Six Times More Coverage to Jim Bunning's Non-scandal Than to Charlie Rangel's Actual Scandal

Over the last three days, ABC's World News devoted almost six times as much coverage to Senator Jim Bunning and his temporary hold-up of an unemployment bill as the program did for the ongoing ...

George Stephanopoulos Frets Over Bart Stupak and His 'Mutiny' Over Health Care

Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Thursday put the responsibility for passing health care on the shoulders of the pro-life Bart Stupak, worrying that the Congressman is "now ...