Kyle Drennen

News Analyst

Kyle Drennen is a news analyst for the Media Research Center and a contributing writer to our NewsBusters blog. He joined the MRC in 2007 after graduating from Providence College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science.

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Networks Eagerly Push White House Climate Change Agenda Ahead of Obama Interviews

On Tuesday, the NBC, ABC, and CBS morning shows all seized on a new climate change report being released by the White House ahead of a slate of interviews with President Obama conducted by ...
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Washington Post Reporter: Benghazi Scandal May Actually Help Hillary in 2016

Appearing on Monday's The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, Washington Post reporter Dan Balz touted Democratic spin that the ongoing Benghazi scandal could actually help Hillary Clinton's 2016 ...
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Networks Give 15 Times More Coverage to Correspondents' Dinner Than Benghazi

On Monday, the three network morning shows allocated 12 minutes 24 seconds to Saturday night's White House Correspondents' Dinner but only CBS This Morning reported House Speaker John Boehner ...
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O'Reilly: 'Disgraceful' Media 'Doesn't Give a Damn' About Benghazi

One day after accusing the press of ignoring the Benghazi scandal in order to protect President Obama, on Thursday's O'Reilly Factor, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly ripped into the media yet again: ...
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NBC Promotes Democrat Clay Aiken Running for Congress: 'From Pop Singer to Politician'

On Friday, NBC's Today kicked off its 2014 midterm election coverage by doing a fawning puff piece on former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken running for Congress in North Carolina as a ...
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NBC's 'Today' Gives 28 Seconds to Benghazi Emails, Touts White House 'Dismissing Claims' of Cover-Up

During a 28-second news brief on Thursday's NBC Today, anchor Natalie Morales seized on Obama administration spin downplaying newly-released emails suggesting a cover-up of Benghazi: "The ...
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Joe Scarborough Eviscerates Donny Deutsch's 'Disgraceful' Defense of White House on Benghazi

On Thursday's MSNBC Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough annihilated liberal pundit Donny Deutsch's attempt to defend the Obama White House over emails showing a cover-up of the 2012 Benghazi ...
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CBS Notices Controversy Swirling Around Obama Presidential Library, NBC and ABC Skip

Wednesday's CBS This Morning featured a full report on an outrageous attempt by Illinois Democrats to shove through $100 million in taxpayer funds for Barack Obama's future presidential ...
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Only CBS Covers Benghazi Emails Suggesting White House Cover-Up, NBC and ABC Ignore

After White House emails released on Tuesday showed the Obama administration had a direct hand in crafting false talking points about the Benghazi terrorist attack in 2012, Wednesday's CBS ...
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CBS Gives 30 Seconds to Kerry 'Apartheid' Comments, NBC and ABC Still Ignore

On Tuesday's CBS This Morning, co-host Charlie Rose provided viewers with a mere 30-second news brief on Secretary of State John Kerry sparking a "storm of criticism" by claiming that Israel ...
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'Meet the Press' Panel Fawns Over 'Tender Moment' of Obama Revealing Biggest Regret

At the end of Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, the entire panel of guests was enthralled by President Obama sharing his biggest regret during an overseas townhall event – wishing he spent more ...
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Tony Blair Rejects David Gregory's 'Nonsense' That Iraq War to Blame for Terrorism

In an interview with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory attempted to blame the war in Iraq for ongoing Islamic terrorism by citing the ...
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Bryant Gumbel: Sterling Comments 'Tip of the Iceberg' of Racism in America

Appearing on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, HBO Real Sports host and former Today show co-host Bryant Gumbel argued that alleged racist comments by NBA Clippers owner Donald Sterling were an ...
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NBC Hosts Excited 'Very, Very Impressive' Chelsea Clinton Might Run for Office

At the top of the 9 a.m. ET hour on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Natalie Morales seized on Chelsea Clinton answering a question she "gets asked all the time, just about every other day": "In ...
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Networks Amazed by Obama-Biden Selfie: 'They're Just Like Us!'

The network morning shows on Thursday were thrilled by Vice President Joe Biden joining Instagram on Wednesday and posting a selfie of himself with President Obama. On NBC's Today, co-host ...
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NBC Thrilled Bloomberg Using Fortune for Anti-Gun Push...After Fretting Over Too Much Money in Politics

In a glowing interview with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie touted the anti-gun activist's latest crusade: "You're putting $50 ...
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NBC Political Editor Whines: ObamaCare Critics 'Have Sole Control of the Airwaves'

In the first of a series of tweets sent out Tuesday morning, NBC senior political editor Mark Murray complained: "Why ObamaCare's (un)popularity is probably going to continue: ACA opponents have ...
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O'Reilly: Colbert 'Built an Entire Career on Pleasing the Left,' Conservatives Won't Watch Him

Days after labeling comedian Stephen Colbert a "darling of the far left" and "ideological fanatic," on Monday, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly again called out the David Letterman replacement: ...
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Panicked NBC: 'World Must Act Now' to 'Avert Disaster' of Climate Change

Hyping the latest alarmist global warming study on Sunday's NBC Nightly News, fill-in anchor Carl Quintanilla proclaimed: "A new U.N. report out today warns the world must act now to address ...
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Networks Fret Over IRS Budget Cuts, No Mention of Ongoing Scandal

On Monday, all three network morning shows found time to worry about IRS budget cuts meaning fewer audits and longer wait times for taxpayer assistance, but not one mentioned the ongoing ...