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 Edits Democratic Atlanta Mayor Out of Snowstorm Controversy, Blames GOP Governor

At the top of Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams proclaimed that "the [Republican] governor of Georgia [Nathan Deal] chose to fall on his snow shovel" over how Tuesday's rare ...
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Andrea Mitchell Urges NBC 'Journalist' Maria Shriver to 'Take a Bow' for Inspiring Obama's 'Equal Pay' Crusade

On her Thursday 1 p.m. ET MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell gushed over NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver's political activism as "the force behind the influential Shriver Report about ...
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As CBS and ABC Move On, NBC Continues to Hype GOP Congressman's Tussle With Reporter

NBC's Today on Thursday decided to make Republican Congressman Michael Grimm's verbal attack on a reporter after Tuesday's State of the Union a two-day story, with fill-in co-host Tamron Hall ...
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NBC Host Cheers Obama's Call for Women's Equal Pay: 'Let's Make This Happen'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, 9 a.m. ET hour co-host Natalie Morales touted one of the "great moments" from President Obama's Tuesday night State of the Union: "I think one of the moments that a ...
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NBC: GOP Inviting 'Duck Dynasty' Star to SOTU Not 'Dignified'; 'Trying to Make A Partisan Political Point'

During NBC's live State of the Union coverage Tuesday night, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd sneered at Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson being a Republican guest at the event: ...
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All Three Networks Fret Over Obama Not Getting 'Credit' for 'Better' Economy

Minutes before the President began his State of the Union address Tuesday night, hosts on ABC, NBC, and CBS all worried that Obama was not getting the "credit" he deserved for how well the ...
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Andrea Mitchell Claims Iran an 'American Ally' Before Bush Gave 'Axis of Evil' Speech

In a shocking declaration on her 1 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show Tuesday, host Andrea Mitchell asserted that one of America's fiercest enemies was actually a friend to the U.S. before George W. Bush ...
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NBC and CBS Press White House Chief of Staff on Obama Not Shoving Through Left-Wing Agenda

On Tuesday, both NBC's Today and CBS This Morning interviewed White House chief of staff Denis McDonough about President Obama's upcoming State of the Union address and fretted over the ...
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NBC Hypes 'Costco of Weed' in Colorado Planning Nationwide Franchise

Teasing an upcoming report on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie announced: "...the big-box store of weed? One Colorado company's plan to bring their controversial product to states ...
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Only CBS Covers Rand Paul Blasting Bill Clinton's 'Predatory' Behavior Toward Woman

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul appeared on Sunday's Meet the Press and pointed out the hypocrisy of Democrats accusing Republicans of a "war on women" despite their support of former President ...
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After Bashing Romney Over His Olympic Security Concerns in 2012, NBC Invites Him to Critique Sochi Games

While NBC and the rest of the media slammed Mitt Romney in 2012 for daring to voice security concerns about the London Olympics, Friday's Today show welcomed the former Republican nominee with ...
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NBC's Guthrie to Mitt Romney: Have You Ever Been Bullied by Chris Christie?

In a live interview with former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie grilled him on his interactions with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie: ...
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Wendy Davis Fan Andrea Mitchell Downplays Dishonest Bio: 'She Slightly Altered Her Resume'

On her Tuesday MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell tried to downplay the controversy swirling over the misleading biography put forward by Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis: ...
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NYT Reporter: Why Does Netflix Documentary Show 'Human, Warm Side' of Romney That His Campaign Could Not?

During a report on Wednesday's NBC Today about an upcoming Netflix documentary of Mitt Romney's two presidential runs, New York Times reporter Ashley Parker scratched her head over the footage ...
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Multi-Millionaire Brian Williams Lectures Viewers on Income Inequality

On Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams – who reportedly earned $13 million a year in 2012 – quoted Karl Marx while hyping a new report on global income disparity: "...the staggering ...
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After Promoting False Wendy Davis Bio, When Will NBC Offer a Correction?

In a fawning puff piece on Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on NBC's January 15 Today, correspondent Maria Shriver celebrated the liberal abortion heroine as an "overnight sensation" ...
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Obama Party Guest Al Roker: 'I Got to Boogie With the First Lady!'

Calling in to Monday's NBC Today, weatherman Al Roker was giddy as he told his fellow co-hosts about attending Michelle Obama's White House birthday party: "...it was literally a house party. It ...
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Joe Scarborough Admits MSNBC Hosts 'Gleefully' Attacking Christie

Appearing on Monday's NBC Today, MSNBC Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough acknowledged how eager his colleagues at the left-wing network were to take down Republican New Jersey Governor Chris ...
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Infatuated NBC Cheers 'Big Bash' for Michelle Obama 'Dancing Into Her Fifties'

On Thursday and Friday, NBC's Today provided viewers with gushing over-the-top coverage of First Lady Michelle Obama turning fifty, with White House correspondent Kristen Welker excitedly ...
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Network Coverage of 'Scathing' Benghazi Report Doesn't Mention Obama's Name Once

While NBC, ABC, and CBS all covered the new Senate Intelligence Committee report blaming the Obama administration for security failures leading up to the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack, none ...