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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Left-Wing NYC Mayor Cuts Ribbon for New 'Today' Show Plaza

On Monday, the hosts of NBC's Today invited left-wing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to perform a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly-renovated plaza outside Rockefeller Center's Studio ...
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Networks Hype 'History-Making Moment for the NBA' After Jason Collins Plays for 10 Minutes

Despite openly gay NBA player Jason Collins only spending 10 minutes on the court during a game Sunday night, all three network morning shows on Monday hailed his non-scoring time off the ...
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Networks Ignore FCC Plan to Investigate Newsrooms

Despite the disturbing news on Wednesday that the Federal Communications Commission had developed a controversial plan to investigate television and radio newsrooms across the country, the ...
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Only CBS Notices Joe Biden 'Lowering Expectations' on ObamaCare, NBC and ABC Ignore

After Vice President Joe Biden admitted on Wednesday that the goal of getting 7 million people signed up for ObamaCare by March 31 would not happen, only Thursday's CBS This Morning made any ...
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After Pushing Minimum Wage Hike, NBC and ABC Give 42 Seconds to Report Showing it Would Cost Jobs

While all three broadcast networks happily promoted President Obama's crusade to hike the minimum wage following his State of the Union address, NBC's Today and ABC's Good Morning America only ...
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Romney Tells NBC Bill Clinton 'Embarrassed the Nation,' Only CBS Reports It the Next Day

Appearing on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told host David Gregory that former President Bill Clinton had "embarrassed the nation" while in ...
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CBS Marvels at Obama's TV Binge Watching: 'He's A Lot Like Us'

Acting like the White House press office, Tuesday's CBS This Morning devoted a 3-minute report to President Obama's habit of binge watching his favorite TV shows, with correspondent Bill ...
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NBC: Moscow's Subway System Is Stalin's 'Palace for the People'

In a report aired on Monday's NBC Today from the Sochi Olympic games, correspondent Stephanie Gosk toured the Russian capital: "Moscow evokes powerful images. The Kremlin, Soviet leaders, the ...
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NBC's Gregory and Bill Nye Team Up to Denounce Global Warming Skepticism

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, supposed moderator David Gregory teamed up with global warming activist Bill Nye to condemn skepticism on the issue voiced by Republican Congresswoman Marsha ...
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Networks Refuse to Portray Afghanistan Prisoner Release as Obama Foreign Policy Failure

While all three broadcast networks provided some amount of coverage to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai releasing 65 dangerous Taliban insurgents from prison on Thursday despite explicit ...
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NBC's Todd Claims Criticism of Latest ObamaCare Delay 'Doesn't Have A Lot of Legs'

Following President Obama's joint press conference with French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday, NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd appeared on MSNBC to dismiss a question ...
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CBS Blames Global Warming for Harsh Winter Weather

As a snow storm beared down on the east coast on Thursday, CBS This Morning sought to lay blame on global warming, with the headline on screen fretting: "Extreme Weather; Are These Kinds of ...
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Relieved Chuck Todd: Are We Done With 'Debt Ceiling Being Wielded as a Political Weapon?'

At the top of MSNBC's Daily Rundown on Wednesday, host and NBC political director Chuck Todd triumphantly declared: "What a difference a shutdown makes. Picking their poison, Republican leaders ...
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Networks Applaud GOP Caving on Debt Ceiling: 'America One Step Closer to Being Able to Pay Its Bills'

All three network morning shows on Wednesday cheered House Republicans giving up on trying to attach conditions to raising the nation's borrowing limit. On NBC's Today, news reader Natalie ...
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NBC's Mitchell Dismisses Hillary Papers: 'What is New Here?' Hasn't 'Statute of Limitations' Run Out on Clinton Scandals?

During her MSNBC show on Monday, host Andrea Mitchell tried to dismiss unflattering revelations about Bill and Hillary Clinton found in a series of documents from a close confidante: ...
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Networks Give Little Coverage to 'Another Hiccup' for ObamaCare

Between Monday's network evening newscasts and Tuesday's morning shows, NBC, ABC and CBS failed to provide a single full report on President Obama unilaterally issuing another ObamaCare ...
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Networks Hail Gay Football Player Coming Out as 'Watershed Moment in American Sports'

After University of Missouri football player and NFL draft prospect Michael Sam came out as gay in interviews over the weekend, all three network morning shows on Monday veered into gay rights ...
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Andrea Mitchell Applauds RFK Jr.'s 'Impassioned Plea' for Obama to Stop Keystone Pipeline by Fiat

On Friday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell gave left-wing environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. a platform to denounce the Keystone Pipeline. Kennedy ranted: "The people who are promoting ...
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NBC's Todd Sees 'Long-Term Disaster' for GOP by Delaying Immigration Reform

On Friday's The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, host and NBC political director Chuck Todd proclaimed that the Republican decision to put off immigration reform until after 2014 "is a long-term ...
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Andrea Mitchell: Immigration Reform Would Be 'Jewel in the Crown' of Obama Presidency

On her 1 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell saw immigration reform as a way to save Barack Obama's floundering presidency: "This would be, you know, the jewel in the ...