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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Fox News Nails '60 Minutes:' CBS Show Spent Ten Minutes on Palin, Skipped Reid's 'Negro' Remark

Fox News correspondent Eric Shawn on Monday hit 60 Minutes for spending ten minutes out of a 13 minute segment highlighting negative dirt on Sarah Palin. The news magazine also ignored remarks ...

On Bombing, ABC's Stephanopoulos Touts Obama Talking Points to Giuliani, Didn't Press Carville

On Friday's Good Morning America, co-host George Stephanopoulos aggressively pushed Rudy Giuliani to admit that Barack Obama has "taken responsibility" for the government's reaction to a failed ...

ABC Again Spins for Obama: 'Intelligence Professionals' Failed Obama Just Like They Failed JFK

For the second time in two days, ABC attempted to exonerate Barack Obama from responsibility for a failed Christmas Day airline bombing. On Friday's Good Morning America, Brian Ross spun, "Well, ...

NBC Highlights (But ABC Skips) Obama Aide's Love Child Scandal

Nine days after ABC announced on Good Morning America that financial correspondent Bianna Golodryga would be marrying top Obama official Peter Orszag, NBC's Today made sure to highlight the ...

Robin Roberts Shut Out: New Host George Stephanopoulos Hogs GMA's Political Interviews

Despite promises from ABC to the contrary, Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts appears to have been almost completely shut out from political and policy interviews since George ...

ABC Highlights Democrat James Carville to Tout Brilliance, Sexiness of George Stephanopoulos

On Monday's Good Morning America, ABC featured Democratic aide James Carville to sing the praises of former Democratic aide George Stephanopoulos, now the co-host of the ABC program. Carville ...

ABC Plays Video of Al Franken's Snub of Joe Lieberman, But Ignores Story

All three morning shows on Friday skipped Senator Al Franken's disrespectful snub of Joe Lieberman during a health care debate. Good Morning America, bizarrely, played video of the incident over a ...

ABC's George Stephanopoulos Can't Stop Giggling at Sarah Palin

New Good Morning America co-host George Stephanopoulos and the rest of the morning show crew couldn't help laughing at Sarah Palin on Thursday. News anchor Juju Chang highlighted a story broken by ...

George Stephanopoulos Repeatedly Warns Dean: Opposing ObamaCare Could Harm President

Former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday pleaded with Howard Dean, warning that his opposition to the current health care bill could harm Barack Obama. The ...

ABC's Martin Bashir Attacks 'Brutal Regime' of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Assails 'Racial Profiling'

On Monday's Nightline, co-host Martin Bashir conducted a one-sided, hostile profile of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "brutal regime" and attacked his crackdown on illegal immigration as "racial profiling." ...

MSNBC Graphics Fret About Joe Lieberman, 'The Spoiler' Who Is 'Blowing' Health Care Reform

Some of the clearest examples of MSNBC's liberal bias can be found in the onscreen graphics selected for the network's programming. In the span of 20 minutes on Tuesday, three such Morning Meeting ...

ABC's Charles Gibson Swears: 'I Carry No Water for Obama,' Highlights 'Amazing Moment' of 2008 Victory

World News anchor Charles Gibson appeared on Monday's edition of The View to tout his own objectivity and to swear, "I'm very fond of John McCain. I carry no water for Obama." Speaking of the 2008 ...

New GMA Host Stephanopoulos Lobbies for More Taxes; Axelrod Points Out George's Lib Roots

On his first day as the new co-host of Good Morning America, George Stephanopoulos lobbied for a windfall profits tax on bankers. Also on Monday's show, White House advisor David Axelrod reminded ...

ABC's Liberal Weatherman Sam Champion Tweets: ClimateGate Is 'Not Reportable as Such'

Good Morning America weatherman and global warming alarmist Sam Champion asserted on Twitter that ClimateGate is "not reportable as such." This analyst queried him on the site about why the ...

Chris Cuomo's Ten Years of Worrying about U.S. 'Racism' and Lobbying to 'Nationalize' the Economy

On Thursday's Good Morning America, it was announced that news anchor Chris Cuomo would be leaving the program and taking over as co-host of 20/20. Since joining ABC in 1999, the journalist has ...

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Climate Skeptics: 'How Do You Rationalize the Deniers' and Their Impact?

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Wednesday used the very loaded term of "denier" to deride global warming skeptics. Talking to liberal host Rachel Maddow, she referenced Sarah Palin's opposition to the ...

ABC's Stephanopoulos Tries to Spin Reid Comparison on GOP and Slavery: It Will 'Blow Over'

ABC's George Stephanopoulos appeared on Tuesday's Good Morning America to spin and minimize Senator Harry Reid's contention that opponents of health care reform are similar to supporters of ...

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 ...