Kyle Drennen

a News Analyst

Kyle Drennen is a news analyst for the Media Research Center. 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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NBC's Brokaw Scolds Media Fixation on Christie: Country's Saying, 'You've Got to Move On, Guys'

Appearing on Wednesday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, NBC special correspondent Tom Brokaw warned his media colleagues about their excessive coverage of the Chris Christie bridge controversy: "I do ...
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NBC's Maria Shriver Offers Fawning Profile of 'Overnight Sensation' Wendy Davis

In a glowing profile of Texas state senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis that amounted to a campaign commercial on Wednesday's NBC Today, correspondent Maria Shriver ...
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Katie Couric to Bob Gates: Was Your Book 'In Bad Form'? Will it 'Tarnish Your Reputation'?

In an interview with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates for Yahoo News on Monday, newly-named global anchor Katie Couric urged him to express regret for criticism of President Obama in his ...
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NBC Devotes Nearly 11 Minutes to Christie, Only 41 Seconds to Bad ObamaCare Numbers

Between Monday's Nightly News and Tuesday's Today, NBC devoted ten minutes and forty-four seconds to coverage of the now six-day-old controversy surrounding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. ...
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Liberal 'Meet the Press' Panel Shouts Down Lone Conservative to Defend Obama Against Gates

In a panel packed with Obama sycophants on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, lone conservative Rick Santorum was shouted down the moment he observed that Robert Gates's new memoir showed "that the ...
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NBC's Lauer Grills Bob Gates on 'Dangerous or Dishonorable' Criticism of Obama

During a live interview with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer suggested that criticism of President Obama in Gates's new memoir was endangering ...
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NBC's Mitchell to CIA Lawyer Who Backed Waterboarding: 'How Can You Live With Yourself?'

Introducing her interrogation of former CIA attorney John Rizzo about his new memoir, aired on Friday's NBC Today, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell proclaimed: "...this is an ...
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Hypocrtical NBC: Ignore Arctic Temperatures Nationwide, Global Warming is Happening

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, chief environmental affairs correspondent Anne Thompson dismissed global warming skeptics pointing to record-low temperatures across the country: "As America ...
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NBC's Todd: Christie's Media 'Free Ride' is Over, 'Welcome to the Vetting Process' for 2016

On Thursday's NBC Today, political director Chuck Todd reveled in the wall-to-wall media coverage of the bridge closing controversy surrounding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie: "Welcome to ...
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NBC: Ungrateful Bob Gates 'Blindsided' White House With 'Blistering New Memoir'

At the top of Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer portrayed former Defense Secretary Robert Gates as an ungrateful and disgruntled ex-employee: "Blindsided. President Obama's former ...
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NBC Promotes Left-Wing Criminals Who Stole 1,000 FBI Documents, Likens Them to Snowden

In a fawning report on Tuesday's NBC Today, national investigative correspondent Michael Isikoff touted the exploits of two left-wing activists who stole a thousand FBI documents in 1971 and ...
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Where's the Media Outrage? Virginia Democrat Compares Republicans to Violent Rapists

In an outrageous ad aired on the local Washington D.C. NBC affiliate WRC-4, Virginia Democratic state senate candidate Jennifer Wexton – running to replace newly elected Virginia attorney ...
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NBC: Bush to Blame for 'Security Vacuum' in Iraq Created by Obama's Troop Withdrawal

Introducing a report on Monday's NBC Nightly News about Al-Qaeda forces seizing control of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, anchor Brian Williams went out of his way to blame the President George ...
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NBC Touts Democratic Strategy to 'Paint Republicans as the Party of the Rich'

In a report for Sunday's NBC Nightly News, White House correspondent Kristen Welker eagerly promoted efforts by President Obama to use class warfare against Republicans leading up to the 2014 ...
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NBC's Todd Excuses Democratic Fearmongering: 'What Campaigns Aren't About Scaring Some Voters?'

In a taped interview with former Maryland Republican Governor Bob Ehrlich aired on Friday's MSNBC Daily Rundown, host Chuck Todd scolded the GOP for supposedly not making "any progress" in ...
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NBC's Todd Proclaims: Republicans 'In Just as Bad of A Place, if Not Worse' in 2014

Appearing on Wednesday's NBC Today to provide his New Year political predictions for 2014, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd assured co-host Savannah Guthrie that despite the ...
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NBC's Lauer Urges U.S. Olympic Athlete to Stage Gay Protest During Sochi Games

While interviewing openly gay U.S. women's hockey team player Caitlin Cahow on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer hoped for controversy during the games over Russia's "anti-gay laws": ...
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Israeli Journalist Bemoans 'Alliance Between Tea Party Israel and Tea Party America'

Talking to NBC's David Gregory for the Meet the Press web-based feature Press Pass on Sunday, Israeli journalist Ari Shavit launched into a rant against the strong bond between conservatives ...
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Andrea Mitchell: Gun Rights Supporters 'Should Talk to the Parents' of Girl Shot in Colorado School

Interviewing West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin during her 1 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Wednesday, host Andrea Mitchell praised his efforts to create a "bipartisan coalition for background ...
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Only NBC Does Full Report on EPA Official Sentenced for Million-Dollar Fraud; CBS Completely Ignores

On Wednesday, only NBC's Today devoted a full segment to the upcoming sentencing of top Environmental Protection Agency official John Beale for "bilking the government out of nearly $1 million ...