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 Uses Warm Weather During 'Most Unusual' Winter to Promote Global Warming

On Tuesday's NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams fretted over winter doing a "disappearing act" and proclaimed: "It was so warm today across much of the country, as you know, they're calling it ...

NBC Suggests Pregnancy 'Termination Kits' for Women Following Birth Control Recall

Discussing the recall of two Pfizer brands of birth control pills on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry pressed Dr. Keri Peterson on an "option" for women who "may be now vulnerable to being ...

Not Very 'Interesting': ABC and CBS Morning Shows Ignore Obama Gaffe

While NBC correspondent Peter Alexander noted on Tuesday's Today how "Republicans are jumping on the president's choice of words" in telling a woman her husband's long-term unemployment was ...

NBC Reporter: GOP Race 'Gotten So Nasty'; Obama 'Pokes Fun' at Romney Being Uncaring Dog Owner

At the top of his Tuesday report for NBC's Today, correspondent Peter Alexander warned viewers about the state of the Republican primary race in Florida: "This campaign has just gotten so nasty ...

NBC Whines About Use of Brokaw Report to Attack Newt on Ethics Charges, Failed to Report Gingrich's Vindication

On Monday, Today co-host Matt Lauer pushed Mitt Romney to stop running an ad that features a clip of former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw reporting Newt Gingrich being charged with ethics ...

NBC's Brokaw: California's 'Aging Lion' Jerry Brown 'Has Not Given Up On Big Dreams'

In what amounted to a love letter to California's Democratic Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday's NBC Nightly News, special correspondent Tom Brokaw gushed: "It's not sunshine every day for the ...

NBC Peddles New Poll 'Showing Evidence This Race is Hurting the GOP'

On Thursday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams was eager to share new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll numbers with viewers as he touted this headline from the results: "Our poll is also ...

NBC: Jan Brewer Just Trying to 'Score Some Points With Obama-Haters in Arizona'

By daring to stand up for herself in recent exchange with President Obama, the media quickly labeled Arizona Governor Jan Brewer a villain. On Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams ...

NBC's Todd Desperately Tries to Spin 30% Seeing Country on Right Track as Good News

In a vain attempt to justify President Obama's claim that "America is back," on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd excitedly announced to viewers: "In our new ...

NBC's Lauer Hypes Pelosi's Non-Existent Charges Against Gingrich As 'Pretty Alarming'

Despite the fact that Nancy Pelosi has failed to produce any evidence to back up her claim that she "knows something" about Newt Gingrich that would end his candidacy, on Thursday's NBC Today, ...

Multi-Millionaire Brian Williams Hits Romney for His 'Unimaginable Wealth'

In an interview with Mitt Romney following the State of the Union Tuesday night, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams used the tax returns of the former Massachusetts governor as a weapon: "And ...

NBC Cheerleads for Obama, Praises His 'Rousing' and 'Optimistic' Speech About 'Fairness'

Moments after President Obama concluded his State of the Union address on Tuesday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams could barely contain his glee over the speech: "A rousing recitation, a ...

NBC's Curry Surprisingly Tough on Plouffe: Are Dems 'Fanning the Flames' of 'Politics of Envy'?

In an uncharacteristically challenging interview with Obama advisor David Plouffe on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry actually defended Mitt Romney's wealth and questioned why Democrats ...

NBC's Todd Proclaims: 'Certainly Some Fodder' for Democrats in Romney Tax Returns

After eagerly awaiting the release of Mitt Romney's tax returns, on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer immediately wondered how the new information could hurt the Republican presidential ...

NBC's Gregory Grills Christie: How Are Republicans 'Culpable' in Washington 'Paralysis'?

Worried that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was being too critical of President Obama on Sunday's Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory attempted to steer the discussion toward bashing ...

NBC Warns: Gingrich 'Helped Re-Elect' Bill Clinton, Would 'Blow' GOP Chances in November

When did NBC News suddenly become concerned with the welfare of the Republican Party? On Monday's NBC Today, former Democratic staffer and current chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd hyped ...

NBC Touts 'Campaign Craziness' in 'Tumultuous' GOP Race

In an attempt to make the Republican presidential race appear chaotic, on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry turned to White House correspondent Chuck Todd and declared: "Even the word ...

'Today' Show Groupies Fawn Over 'Crooner-in-Chief' Obama: 'He Could Be on The Voice'

Having apparently run out of actual news to cover on Friday, the cast of NBC's Today gushed over President Obama singing a line from the song "Let's Stay Together" during a fundraiser at the ...

NBC's Lauer Presses Chris Christie: Isn't Obama Class Warfare Really About 'Unfairness'?

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer pushed New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to agree that President Obama's effort to pit economic classes against one another is just a matter of ...

NBC's Curry Claims Gingrich 'Playing the Race Card' in South Carolina

On Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry accused Newt Gingrich of playing up racial tensions to get votes in the South Carolina GOP primary: "...you've been increasingly stepping up your ...