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 Sawyer Gushes: Obama Nobel Win Is 'the Olympic Gold of International Diplomacy'

Good Morning America co-host Diane Sawyer on Friday used an odd expression to fawn over Barack Obama's Nobel Prize win. She cooed that the award is "the Olympic gold of international diplomacy." ...

CBS Skips Any Mention of Massive Deficit Numbers Under Obama

Wednesday's CBS Evening News With Katie Couric and Thursday's Early show completely ignored any mention of the fact that the deficit has risen to a staggering $1.4 trillion, triple what it was a ...

Newsweek Seriously Asks: 'Was Russia Better Off Red?'

The October 12 issue of Newsweek asked: "Was Russia Better Off Red?" The "Back Story" page of the magazine featured a graphic comparing life under communism to now: "Since the collapse of the ...

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer Slams GOP Comments on Pelosi as Sexist and Demeaning

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer on Wednesday angrily agreed with Democratic claims that the National Republican Congressional Committee made a sexist slam against Nancy Pelosi. Appearing on Morning ...

Claire Shipman's Bizarre Logic: 'Olympic Loss Actually a Boost for Obama'

According to ABC correspondent Claire Shipman, the botched Olympic bid by Barack Obama is actually a "good" thing for the President. Writing an online column for True/Slant, Shipman bizarrely ...

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan: Conservatives Don't Care If 'Half the Country Dies' in Order to 'Take Down Obama'

Morning Meeting host Dylan Ratigan on Monday smeared conservatives, saying that the right doesn't care if "half the country dies" in order to "take down Obama" on health care. Ratigan made his ...

ABC's de Nies Swears: Michelle Obama's 'Work Here Is Done' With 'Emotional' Olympic Appeal

On Friday, just hours before the International Olympic Committee rejected Barack Obama's appeal for Chicago to be awarded the 2016 Olympic games, ABC's Yunji de Nies swore that Michelle Obama and ...

ABC's Charlie Gibson in Chicago for 'Crushing' Olympic Defeat; 'Kick in the Pants' for Obama

World News host Charlie Gibson appeared bewildered on Friday as ABC broke into regular coverage to report the "stunning," crushing" news that Barack Obama had lost his bid to secure the 2016 ...

ABC's Claire Shipman Tosses Softballs to Jimmy Carter at 'Incredible' Presidential Library

ABC's Claire Shipman on Thursday fawned over Jimmy Carter, celebrated his 85th birthday and the "incredible" presidential library bearing his name. Offering few tough questions, the Good Morning ...

ABC's De Nies Prognosticates: Not 'a Dry Eye in the House' for Michelle Obama Speech

Good Morning America correspondent Yunji de Nies on Thursday touted White House talking points when she highlighted Michelle Obama's pitch for the 2016 Olympics to be in Chicago. De Nies parroted, ...

ABC's Tim Johnson Finds Yet Another Way to Lobby for Government Health Care

On Wednesday's Good Morning America, co-host Diane Sawyer and Dr. Tim Johnson touted the treatment members of Congress get as an example of the unfairness of the health care system. Sawyer ...

Day Two of ABC's Polanski Coverage: 'Hunted' Director Subject to 'Prosecutorial Obsession?'

ABC's Good Morning America on Tuesday America continued to raise questions about the arrest of Roman Polanski in Europe, spinning the case as a "31-year-old prosecutorial obsession." According to ...

ABC Touts European Outrage Over Polanski Arrest; Sawyer: It's an 'International Incident'

Hosts and reporters on Monday's Good Morning America hyperventilated about the arrest of fugitive Roman Polanski. Co-anchor Diane Sawyer worried that the detention of the director accused of child ...

WaPo Buries Decision by Ex-Dem Gov to Not Endorse Current Party Nominee

The Washington Post on Friday buried the announcement by Douglas Wilder, a popular Democratic ex-governor of Virginia, to not endorse his party's current nominee for that office, Creigh Deeds. The ...

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell Aggressively Defends Video of Kids Singing to Obama

MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell on Thursday appeared mystified as to why anyone would have a problem with New Jersey school children being led in a song praising Barack Obama. The February 2009 video ...

ABC Raves Over Michael Moore's 'Deeply Christian' New Movie; Lauds 'American Populist'

In less than 24 hours, ABC devoted 13 minutes to rhapsodizing over liberal Michael Moore's new, "deeply Christian" film, Capitalism: A Love Story. Featuring the director first on Tuesday's ...

MSNBC Hosts and Guests Lobby: 'Time to Move On' From ACORN; Dismiss Scandal

On Monday's Morning Meeting, MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan and his journalist guests expressed frustration that the ACORN scandal hasn't gone away. Politico correspondent Mike Allen lobbied, "...It's time ...

ABC's Jonathan Karl Hits Stimulus Waste; Derides Murtha Airport as a 'Ghost Town'

ABC's Jonathan Karl on Friday attacked wasteful government spending of stimulus money, even going to the John Murtha Airport in Western Pennsylvania, which he derided as a "ghost town." Providing ...

Politico's Mike Allen: Networks Have to Cover 'Real News;' Too Busy to Talk About ACORN

The Politico's Mike Allen appeared on Wednesday's Morning Joe to both defend the mainstream media's decision to ignore the ACORN controversy. Commenting on a piece he wrote about the subject, ...

ABC's Sam Champion Again Touts Book of Toilet Paper-shunning Environmentalist

Weatherman/global warming alarmist Sam Champion on Tuesday again promoted the cause of toilet paper-avoiding environmentalist Colin Beavan. In his brief "Just One Thing" segment, Champion touted ...