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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NBC Brings on MSNBC's Maddow to Attack 'Very, Very Conservative' Romney 'Who Wants to Roll Back Gay Rights Nationwide'

To get reaction to President Obama's flip-flop on gay marriage, Thursday's NBC Today brought on openly gay left-wing MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, who quickly attacked Republicans on the issue: ...
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NBC's Savannah Guthrie Admits 'Many People' in Media 'Uniformly Support Same-Sex Marriage'

In a panel discussion on Thursday's NBC Today about President Obama announcing his support for gay marriage on Wednesday, co-host Savannah Guthrie confessed to the group of all liberal ...
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NBC: Obesity 'No Longer a Question of Individual Responsibility,' Government Must Act

Touting new recommendations from an Institute of Medicine panel on obesity on Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, science correspondent Robert Bazell proclaimed to viewers: "...a sea change in how we ...
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Laura Ingraham Rips NBC's Lauer and Media for Wanting to 'Avoid' Obama's Record

As Matt Lauer went after Mitt Romney over comments about the auto bailout on Wednesday's NBC Today, conservative radio host Laura Ingraham took the morning show host and his colleagues to ...
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NBC's Curry Channels Biden: 'Will & Grace' and 'Glee' Provide 'Gay Role Models'

Following Vice President Biden praising the NBC sitcom Will & Grace for changing attitudes toward homosexuality on Sunday's Meet the Press, on Monday's Today, co-host Ann Curry made a ...
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Obama Fan Robert De Niro on NBC: 'He's Done A Good Job,' GOP Should 'Stop Criticizing So Much'

Providing a forum to actor and Obama supporter Robert De Niro on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory teed up the celebrity to praise the President: "...you talked about your ...
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NBC: Romney Must 'Backtrack' from the Right, But Obama Will Suffer 'Damage' If He Steps Back from the Left

Talking to Meet the Press host David Gregory on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry pushed for Mitt Romney to move away from conservatives: "...does he have to work really hard now to ...
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Exploitative NBC Makes Teen Girl Cry in Disgusting Fake News Ratings Ploy

In a complete violation of journalistic ethics, Friday's NBC Today aired an invented hidden camera scenario in which two teen girls were portrayed as participating in racial discrimination as ...
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NBC's Gregory Cheers Influence of Liberal Colbert: 'You Have a Real Impact on This Race'

In a fawning interview with liberal comedian Stephen Colbert on Friday's NBC Today, fill-in co-host David Gregory gushed over the Comedy Central host being a factor in the 2012 presidential ...
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NBC's Williams In Awe of Obama's 'Even Keel' During Bin Laden Killing

Interviewing President Obama about the killing of Osama Bin Laden on Wednesday's NBC Rock Center, Nightly News anchor Brian Williams couldn't resist gushing over the level-headed ...
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SNL's Fred Armisen an Obama Groupie: I 'Like Him More and More,' 'I've Just Been a Fan of His'

Talking to Meet the Press host David Gregory on the NBC Sunday show's web-based feature Press Pass, Saturday Night Live cast member and Obama impersonator Fred Armisen confessed: "I've grown ...
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NBC's Curry: Does Obama Afghanistan Visit 'Blunt' GOP Criticism?

Talking to NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams about President Obama's surprise trip to Afghanistan on Wednesday's Today, co-host Ann Curry hoped the move would quiet Republicans: ...
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NBC Panelist: Ad Calling Obama a Celebrity 'Another Attempt' to Paint Him As 'Other'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, panelist and attorney Star Jones fretted over a recent campaign ad mocking President Obama's celebrity status and implied racial overtones in the criticism: "...what ...
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NBC's Gregory Defends Obama Exploiting Bin Laden Killing: Bush Did 'Same Thing' With 9/11

In an interview with senior Mitt Romney campaign adviser Ed Gillespie on Sunday's Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory noted how President Obama was "certainly using" the one-year ...
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Wisconsin Unemployment Falls; NBC Hypes Job Losses 'Many Blame' on Scott Walker

Despite Wisconsin's unemployment rate being well below the national rate and steadily falling, on Saturday's NBC Nightly News correspondent Ron Allen selectively hyped job losses: "With the ...
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NBC's Curry to Obama's Sister: 'What Void Do You Think You Filled In His Life?'

In a fawning interview with Barack Obama's half-sister Auma Obama on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry lobbed softballs about the President: "...you describe an almost instantaneous ...
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NBC's Curry Gushes: Comedy of 'Shecky Obama' Was 'Terrific' at White House Correspondents' Dinner

On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry could barely contain her glee over President Obama's comedic performance at Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner: "I mean, he is Shecky, ...
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NBC Cheers 'One Woman's Battle Against Infertility and the Restrictions of the Catholic Church'

At the top of Thursday's NBC Nightly News, fill-in anchor Savannah Guthrie proclaimed: "Fired for trying to get pregnant. Tonight, the teacher versus the Catholic school." Guthrie was referring ...
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NBC's Curry Rants: It's 'Fundamentally Unfair' Some Have More Money Than Others

In a supposed discussion of financial ethics with left-wing Harvard professor Michael Sandel on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry decried people being able to pay more money to get ...
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NBC's 'Today' Spends More Than 11 Minutes Fawning Over Obama Late Night Comedy and College Tour

Throughout the Wednesday broadcast, NBC's Today repeatedly found time to promote President Obama as funny, hip, and connecting with young voters. Touting the President's appearance on NBC's ...