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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MSNBC Cheers Obama's 'Triple Win' on Equal Pay, Downplays WH Hypocrisy as 'Inconvenient'

During live coverage of President Obama signing two executive orders on "equal pay" on Tuesday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell announced: "He is basically signing an executive order which will be ...
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CBS Destroys White House Rhetoric on Gender Pay Gap; NBC and ABC Ignore

On Tuesday's CBS This Morning, White House correspondent Major Garrett completely dismantled President Obama's left-wing talking points on the supposed gender pay gap of women making 77 cents ...
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Andrea Mitchell: Criticizing Democratic Senator's Biased Report is Sexist

On her 12 p.m. ET hour show on MSNBC Monday, host Andrea Mitchell accused former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden of being sexist simply for criticizing Senator Dianne Feinstein's slanted ...
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Media Crisis: 'Has David Ortiz Ruined the Presidential Selfie for the Rest of Us?'

On Monday morning, NBC, ABC, and CBS all found an excuse to cover Obama's selfie with Red Sox player David Ortiz one more time, expressing their collective fear that the White House may ban ...
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CBS Hosts Thrilled By Prospect of 'Powerhouse Women' Like Hillary Clinton 'Ruling the World'

On Friday's CBS This Morning, co-host Norah O'Donnell touted Hillary Clinton attending the Women in the World summit alongside International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde: "One of the ...
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Networks Refused to Give President Primetime Air for ObamaCare Victory Lap

On Thursday, BuzzFeed reported that NBC, ABC, and CBS turned down a White House request for primetime coverage of a presidential address on Tuesday to spike the football on ObamaCare ...
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NBC Promotes Global Warming Special: 'Did Climate Change Just Hit Home?'

Teasing an upcoming special on global warming hosted by Ann Curry, on Friday's NBC Today, news anchor Natalie Morales hyped the danger: "The head of the World Bank is warning that climate ...
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NBC and CBS Find Real White House Scandal: Obama's Red Sox Selfie May Have Been Staged

After eagerly promoting President Obama's selfie with Red Sox player David Ortiz on Wednesday, Thursday's NBC's Today and CBS This Morning expressed their dismay that Ortiz may have staged the ...
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NBC Warns: Supreme Court 'Opens the Door Even Wider for Unlimited Money in Politics'

On Thursday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander decried Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling striking down some campaign finance restrictions: "So just consider this, in just ...
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NBC Hails 'Good Day in Washington' as Obama Poses for Selfie With Red Sox Player

Forget all the unanswered questions about ObamaCare or the President's sinking poll numbers or the Democratic Party's vulnerability in the midterm elections, on Wednesday's NBC Today, all that ...
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Networks Promote President's ObamaCare Trash Talk, Leave Out Republican Soundbites

While ABC, NBC, and CBS all hyped President Obama slamming Republican opposition to ObamaCare during his Tuesday "victory lap" in the White House Rose Garden, the network coverage that evening ...
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CBS Touts Democratic Effort to Make Koch Brothers 'Public Enemy Number One'

Teasing an upcoming story Tuesday on a left-wing smear campaign against conservative donors Charles and David Koch, CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell proclaimed: "Battling the Koch ...
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CBS's Rose Lets Ex-White House Aide Off the Hook About 'Badly Conceived' ObamaCare

Wrapping up an interview with President Obama's former White House chief of staff Bill Daley on Tuesday's CBS This Morning, co-host Charlie Rose wondered if it was "fair to say" that ObamaCare ...
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ABC and CBS Drop the Ball: Take an Hour to Notice ObamaCare Website Crash

While Monday's NBC Today began its 7 a.m. ET hour coverage of the ObamaCare enrollment deadline by noting the healthcare.gov website had crashed yet again, it took an hour for ABC's Good ...
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Chuck Todd Declares ObamaCare is Now 'Unrepealable'

Appearing on Monday's Today, NBC's chief White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd seized on ObamaCare hitting the six million sign-up mark by the March 31 deadline, ...
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Networks Cheer ObamaCare 'Sign-Up Surge' as 'Milestone,' Ignore Lack of Young Enrollees

On Thursday evening and Friday morning, ABC, NBC, and CBS all touted a "surge" in sign-ups for ObamaCare ahead of Monday's March 31 deadline. What none of the networks mentioned was that the ...
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Networks Hail Bush 41 Getting 'Profile in Courage' Award for Hiking Taxes

All three network evening newscasts on Thursday found time to cheer the JFK Library Foundation announcing former President George H. W. Bush would the 2014 recipient of its annual Profile in ...
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NBC's Lauer Jokes Nancy Pelosi Needs 'Food Taster' for Birthday Gift from John Boehner

On Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer couldn't resist mocking a nice gesture from House Speaker John Boehner to Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. News reader Tamron Hall ...
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NBC and CBS Hope Pontiff's Popularity Rubs Off On Obama

During coverage of President's Obama meeting with Pope Francis on Thursday, both NBC's Today and CBS This Morning hoped the papal visit would boost the commander-in-chief's sinking poll numbers. ...
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Networks Hype Obama's 'Special Bond' With the Pope, Downplay Disagreements

Thursday's network morning shows tripped over themselves in their rush to fawn over President Obama meeting Pope Francis for the first time at the Vatican. At the top of ABC's Good Morning ...