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: Possible Republican Midterm Wave = 'Hold-Your-Nose Election'

As the chances of Republicans gaining control of the Senate in the upcoming midterm election remained high, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd appeared on Friday's NBC Today to pour cold water on ...
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NBC Jumps Aboard Florida 'Pot Bus' to Tout Midterm Marijuana Vote

In the only full report on the upcoming midterm election on Thursday's NBC Today, correspondent Gabe Gutierrez shared his journey aboard the "Pot Bus" in Florida, a campaign effort urging voters ...
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NBC: Watch Jon Stewart Call Chris Christie A D**k!

On Thursday's NBC Today, while scolding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for his handling of a heckler, correspondent Kelly O'Donnell declared: "Christie's week has been a lot like a series of ...
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Bernie Goldberg: Only Way to Stop Media Bias is for Slanted Reporters to Be 'Publicly Fired'

Appearing on Fox News's O'Reilly Factor Tuesday night, media analyst Bernard Goldberg praised reporter Sharyl Attkisson for calling out the liberal bias of her former employer, CBS News, in her ...
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NBC's Lauer Slams Christie on Ebola, Then Calls for No 'Political Blame'

Today co-host Matt Lauer spent most of a Tuesday interview with Chris Christie attacking the New Jersey governor's response to the Ebola crisis: "I want to read to you what Dr. Anthony Fauci from ...
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ABC's 'World News Tonight' Finally Ends Midterm Blackout

After failing to mention the upcoming midterm election a single time since he took over the anchor desk of ABC's World News Tonight on September 1, on Monday, David Muir finally informed viewers ...
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Networks Begin Slanted 2016 Coverage, Tout Problems for Jeb Bush

On Monday, all three network morning shows covered George P. Bush – the son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and current candidate for Texas land commissioner – telling ABC's Jonathan Karl that ...
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Liberal Pundits Rush to Reject MRC Study Showing Media Midterm Double Standard

Since the Media Research Center first published its study on Wednesday showing a glaring double standard in how the network evening newscasts covered the anti-Republican wave in the 2006 midterm ...
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O'Reilly Cites 'Stunning' MRC Study on Nets Ignoring Midterms; Carville Tries to Dismiss It

On his Fox News show Thursday night, host Bill O'Reilly cited the Media Research Center study on the network evening newscasts censoring coverage of the 2014 midterms: "Eight years ago, the ...
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CNBC's Harwood Reacts to MRC Study, Excuses Media Silence on Midterms

On Thursday's Squawk Box on CNBC, host Joe Kernen cited the Media Research Center's latest study showing the Big Three network evening newscasts have barely noticed the anti-Obama midterm election ...
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O'Reilly on 'Today': Obama Administration 'Blew It' on Ebola Response

On Wednesday, Today co-host Matt Lauer began an interview with Bill O'Reilly by citing liberal New York Times columnist Frank Bruni actually criticizing the Obama administration's handling of the ...
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'Meet the Press' Panel: If GOP Wins Senate, They'd Better Not Oppose ObamaCare

At the end of Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator Chuck Todd led his panel of guests in warning Republicans against any effort to oppose ObamaCare if they win the Senate majority in the ...
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TV News Blacks Out This Year’s Bad Election News for Democrats

In less than two weeks, voters head to the polls in midterm elections that seem certain to yield strong Republican gains, if not outright control of the U.S. Senate. Such a political sea change is ...
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CBS Peddles False Democratic Talking Point That GOP Cuts Hurt Ebola Response

In a report for Tuesday's CBS This Morning on the political fallout from the Obama administration's mishandling of the Ebola crisis, correspondent Chip Reid touted a Democratic attack line being ...
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Frank Luntz on CBS: 'Collapse in Confidence' of Government, Media

Appearing on Friday's CBS This Morning, Republican pollster Frank Luntz reacted to the latest CBS News poll showing Americans having a "crisis of confidence" in government institutions: "The ...
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MSNBC Slams GOP Over 'Irresponsible' 'Politics of Fear' on Ebola

After citing numerous Republicans on the campaign trail criticizing the Obama administration's handling of the ebola crisis, on Thursday, MSNBC Daily Rundown host Craig Melvin condemned such ...
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Maria Shriver Asks Ann Romney About GOP's 'Gender Problem'

In an interview with Ann Romney aired on Tuesday's NBC Today, special anchor Maria Shriver couldn't help getting in a dig at Republicans: "The Republican Party is viewed by so many women as having ...
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NBC Medical Editor Violates Ebola Quarantine, Dodges Responsibility

After their cameraman Ashoka Mukpo contracted ebola while covering the epidemic in Africa, NBC chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman and her team of reporters were supposed to be under a voluntary ...
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NBC: Michelle Obama Getting Dem Candidate's Name Wrong Gives Him 'A Lot of Name Recognition'

On Monday's NBC Today, 9 a.m. ET hour co-host Willie Geist actually tried to spin top Democratic Party surrogates like Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton mispronouncing the name of Iowa Senate ...
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NBC: Forget Obama's Unpopularity, He's 'Bringing In Millions' for Democrats!

Glossing over the vulnerability of Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm election, a story on Friday's NBC Today downplayed President Obama's unpopularity and instead touted him jetting to ...