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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Adoring Fan Savannah Guthrie Fawns Over Left-Wing Lena Dunham: 'Voice of Her Generation'

Introducing a gushing interview with HBO Girls star Lena Dunham aired on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie eagerly proclaimed: "You know, to call her the voice of her generation might ...
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Chuck Todd Uses Low CPAC Panel Attendance to Claim GOP Doesn't Care About Minorities

On MSNBC's Daily Rundown on Friday, NBC political director and host Chuck Todd used low attendance at a Conservative Political Action Conference panel discussion to take a cheap shot at ...
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NBC and CBS See IRS Investigation Hitting 'Dead End' After Democratic Outburst; ABC Still Ignores

Both NBC's Today and CBS This Morning on Thursday saw the beginning of the end of an investigation into the Obama administration's IRS scandal following tirade by Democratic Congressman ...
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NBC's Lauer Sees GOP More Hostile to Obama Than Russia: Why Hasn't 'Politics Ended at Water's Edge'?

Talking to MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough on Thursday's NBC Today about the Ukranian crisis, co-host Matt Lauer saw the Republican Party, not Russia, as President Obama's fiercest ...
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NBC Shows Flashback of Obama Mocking Romney for Labeling Russia a U.S. 'Foe'; ABC and CBS Ignore

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, NBC has been the only Big Three broadcast network to look back to President Obama ridiculing Mitt Romney for calling Russia a U.S. "geopolitical foe" in ...
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Networks Tout Tax Cuts for Millions in Obama Budget, Ignore Fuzzy Math

The three network morning shows combined gave less than two minutes of air time to President Obama's proposed 2015 budget on Tuesday, though they all managed to highlight how the plan "will ...
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NBC Warns: Midterm Election 'Holds the Fate of the Rest of the Obama Presidency'

On Tuesday morning, only NBC's Today marked the beginning of the 2014 midterm primary season and explained the dire situation for Democrats ahead on the November election. Co-host Savannah ...
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NBC's Gregory Warns Obama: People 'Recoiled' at Bush 'Talking Tough and Projecting American Power'

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory appeared to caution President Obama against aggressively confronting Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. Teeing up left-wing Daily ...
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'New Yorker' Editor: U.S. Lacks 'Historical Leverage' Against Russia Because it Has Invaded Other Countries Too

Appearing on NBC's Today on Monday, New Yorker magazine editor and former Washington Post Moscow correspondent David Remnick fretted that the United States lacked the moral authority to ...
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Networks Promote White House PR Video of Obama and Biden Jogging for Let's Move

On Friday, the NBC, ABC, and CBS morning shows all happily touted a White-House-produced video of President Obama and Vice President Biden jogging through the executive mansion to promote the ...
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Andrea Mitchell on Arizona Bill: 'States Cannot Take These Kinds of Actions and Expect to Do it With Impunity'

Talking to Democratic Senator Patty Murray during her noontime MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell gloated over Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoing a proposed religious freedom law in ...
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Networks Tout 'Cheering Protesters' Celebrating Veto of 'Anti-Gay' Arizona Bill

After spending days denouncing a religious freedom bill in Arizona as "anti-gay," all three network morning shows on Thursday hailed protester celebrations following Governor Jan Brewer ...
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Networks Turn Up the Heat on Arizona: When Will Governor 'Finally Kill' 'Anti-Gay' Bill?

On Tuesday, all three network morning shows touted "pressure mounting from all sides" for Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto an "anti-gay" bill designed to protect religious freedom. On NBC's ...
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'Wounded' Al Roker Jealous of Seth Meyers Getting Joe Biden as a Guest

Continuing his creepy infatuation with Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday, NBC Today weatherman Al Roker expressed his tongue-in-cheek jealously over new Late Night host Seth Meyers getting Biden ...
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NBC's 'Blacklist' Photoshops Fictional Criminal Socializing With Tea Party Republicans

On Monday night's episode of NBC's The Blacklist, the FBI is shown going after a fictional international thief named "Madeline Pratt," who actor James Spader's character Raymond Reddington ...
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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 ...