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

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Slams ClimateGate Fakery: When Will NBC Do the Same?

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan on Friday aggressively took on the subject of ClimateGate, informing a global warming scientist that the "perceived integrity of what you are saying is diminished by ...

Brian Williams Loves the Lefty Humor of 'Indispensable' Jon Stewart: How Did We Live Without Him?

On Newsweek.com, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams absolutely gushed over the lefty comedy of the "indispensable" Jon Stewart. The post, which was promoted in the December 7, 2009 edition of ...

ABC's Sawyer Hits Gibbs from Left: This is the Last Time You'll Ask for Troops, Right?

Good Morning America host Diane Sawyer on Tuesday badgered Robert Gibbs from the left, quizzing the White House press secretary about Democratic resistance to a troop surge in Afghanistan. She ...

ABC's David Wright Slams 'Fancy' Sarah Palin for 'Traveling in Style,' Flying on Private Jet

ABC's David Wright again attacked Sarah Palin on Tuesday, slamming her for using a private jet for her book tour. On Good Morning America, he sniped, "But, while her fans camped out in the bitter ...

In Poll on the State of the GOP, Wash Post Buries Anger Over Liberal Bias in Paragraph 36

In a 10,500 word story on the state of the Republican Party, Washington Post writers on Monday waited until paragraph 36 of a 37 paragraph article to highlight the overwhelming belief that the ...

ABC's Bill Weir: Voters Sent Senator Landrieu to Washington to 'Get as Much Sausage' as Possible

Good Morning America's Bill Weir on Sunday defended the $300 million in pork that Senator Mary Landrieu acquired for her state, spinning, "The people of Louisiana sent her to Washington to get as ...

Bloviating Dick Cavett Bashes 'Know-Nothing' Sarah Palin, Obsesses Over His Brilliance

Talk show host Dick Cavett, whose TV show went off the air in 1982, appeared on MSNBC, Friday, to trash Sarah Palin as a "know nothing" and someone who has "no first language." Mostly, however, he ...

CBS's Early Show Skips Grilling of Geithner and Calls for His Resignation

CBS's Early Show on Friday completely ignored the grilling Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner received on Capitol Hill on Thursday and the calls for his resignation by members of Congress. ABC's Good ...

ABC's Robin Roberts Grills Govt Official: Was Breast Cancer Decision Rationing?

ABC's Robin Roberts on Thursday pressed a government official on rationing and a new recommendation that women under the age of 50 shouldn't get regular mammograms. Talking to one of report's ...

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell Berates 'Emotional' Young Woman for Being a Sarah Palin Fan

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell on Wednesday interrogated a young woman who supported Sarah Palin in 2008, demanding this new voter explain her reasons for admiring the ex-Alaska governor. "What is it ...

MSNBC's Nancy Snyderman Lobbies for Rationing, Justifies: 'You Ration What Food You Eat'

MSNBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman appeared on Wednesday's Morning Joe and justified reducing the number of women in their 40s who get mammograms. "No, it is rationing. Let's be clear," she admitted. ...

Morning Shows Devote a Combined 21 Seconds to Controversy of Job Creation in Fake Congressional Districts

NBC and CBS's morning shows on Tuesday completely ignored the revelation that the Obama administration's Recovery.gov website claims to have saved or created jobs in congressional districts that ...

Four Days After Airing Fake Photos of Sarah Palin, MSNBC 'Fact Checks' Former Governor

Only four days after airing faked photographs purporting to be of Sarah Palin wearing a bikini and holding a gun, MSNBC hosts on Tuesday decided to fact check the ex-governor of Alaska. Contessa ...

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Apologizes for Using Faked Photos of Sarah Palin

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan apologized on Monday for using photoshopped images of Sarah Palin firing a gun while wearing a bikini. The pictures, which were first brought to light by the Media Research ...

ABC Touts NYT 'Conservative' David Brooks to Bash Palin, Features Anonymous Fact Check

Good Morning America on Monday began a week of coverage on Sarah Palin's new book by repeatedly fact checking claims from the Republican and highlighting a attack by the liberals' favorite ...

Report: Liberal Dem George Stephanopoulos Edging Out Liberal Dem Chris Cuomo for Anchor Slot

The Daily Beast on Friday reported that former Democratic aide turned journalist George Stephanopoulos has now pulled ahead of ex-Democratic Governor Mario Cuomo's son, Chris Cuomo, in the race to ...

MSNBC Uses Fake, 'Sexy' Photos of Sarah Palin on Air; Will Network Correct and Apologize? (Updated)

On Friday's edition of Morning Meeting, host Dylan Ratigan featured fake photos of Sarah Palin during a mocking segment on why Americans are fascinated with the former vice presidential candidate. ...

MSNBC's Nancy Snyderman Lobbies IRS: Go After Catholic Bishops for Opposing Abortion in Health Care Bill

MSNBC's Nancy Snyderman attacked Catholic bishops on Thursday for opposing abortion funding in the health care bill, agreeing with the President of NOW that the IRS should investigate them. The ...

Newsweek Editor Posts Bizarre Anti-Lou Dobbs Poem: Anchor Wants World 'Where Aliens Are Put in Stocks'

Newsweek senior editor Jerry Adler on Thursday posted a bizarre poem on the publication's website, mocking Lou Dobbs for leaving CNN and insinuating that the cable anchor might be crazy: "So wily ...

ABC's Charles Gibson Admits: 'I Worry About the Lack of Objectivity' in News Business

World News anchor Charles Gibson admitted on Tuesday, "I worry about the lack of objectivity and the future of the news business." The ABC host spoke before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce ...