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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Fired NBC Host David Gregory Decries Media 'Laziness'

As reported by Politico, recently dumped Meet the Press moderator David Gregory moderated a panel for the No Labels Strategic Agenda conference in Washington on Wednesday and lectured his media ...
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Sotloff Family Tells CBS They Were 'Bullied' By Obama Administration; NBC and ABC Ignore

Appearing on Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Barak Barfi, spokesman for the family of beheaded journalist Steven Sotloff, ripped the Obama administration over it's handling of the kidnapping of ...
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PBS Doc: Teddy Roosevelt An 'Imperialist' 'Killer' Who Glorified War

During the first installment of PBS's The Roosevelts: An Intimate History on Sunday, historian Clay Jenkinson and former Newsweek editor turned historian Evan Thomas slammed Theodore Roosevelt as ...
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Networks Ignore Over 100,000 About to Lose ObamaCare

NBC, ABC, and CBS completely ignored the latest setback for ObamaCare after news broke Monday that around 115,000 people were expected to lose health insurance coverage at the end of September due ...
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'Meet the Press' Panel: Losing the Senate Would Actually Be Good for Democrats

In preparation for Democrats possibly losing control of the Senate in the midterm election, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd and his panel actually tried to preemptively spin such a defeat as a ...
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NBC and CBS Gush Over Hillary In Iowa: 'Can She Do It This Time?'

After fretting on Sunday's Meet the Press that Hillary Clinton may not be liberal enough for 2016 Democratic caucus-goers in Iowa, on Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Andrea Mitchell eagerly ...
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Networks Hype 'Palin Family Brawl': 'Like An Episode of Jerry Springer'

On Friday, all three network morning shows seized on reports that Sarah Palin and her family were "caught in a massive brawl" during a house party in Anchorage, Alaska. ABC's Good Morning America ...
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NBC Still Touts Obama ISIS Strategy After NBC Reporter Slams It As 'Wildly Off-Base'

On Thursday's NBC Today, several hours after NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel ripped President Obama's strategy to combat ISIS as being "wildly off-base," correspondent Peter ...
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NBC Frets Over 'Country Club Snub' Upsetting Obama's Golf Game

Wednesday's NBC Today was the only network morning show to cover President Obama being refused tee times at several top golf courses during his Labor Day weekend trip to New York, with co-host ...
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NBC: ISIS Forcing 'Reluctant' Obama to Be 'Wartime President'

At the end of a report on Wednesday's NBC Today about President Obama's upcoming speech on combating ISIS terrorists, correspondent Peter Alexander sympathetically observed: "The primetime nature ...
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NBC's Lauer Asks Dem Senator Why She Didn't 'Call Out' Sexist Colleagues

In an interview with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer asked the New York Democrat about accusations in her new memoir of male congressional colleagues making ...
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ABC and NBC Barely Mention Obama Approval 'Near Record Lows'; CBS Ignores

On Tuesday, ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today, offered mere seconds on President Obama's approval rating hitting "near record lows" amid his reluctance to aggressively combat ISIS ...
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Only 9 Nations Join U.S. Fight Against ISIS; NBC Touts Obama Goal to Avoid 'Small' 'Symbolic' Coalition

After attending the NATO summit in Wales, President Obama only managed to convince 9 of the 28 member nations to join the U.S.-led effort to combat the ISIS terror network in Iraq and Syria. ...
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CBS Touts Cosmo 'Going Political,' Brings on Editor to Slam GOP

After Cosmopolitan magazine announced it would begin endorsing political candidates in the 2014 midterm election, Friday's CBS This Morning eagerly brought on the publication's left-wing ...
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The View from His Helicopter: Matt Lauer's Worst Moments of Wealth Hypocrisy

On Wednesday, the New York Post reported that in addition to Matt Lauer's $20 million annual salary, NBC News recently agreed to start flying the Today co-host back and forth from work to his ...
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ABC Ignores Growing Bipartisan Criticism of Obama's ISIS Indecision

While both NBC's Today and CBS This Morning on Thursday highlighted Republicans and Democrats in Congress taking President Obama to task for failing to have a strategy to combat the ISIS ...
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NBC Reporter: 'Ridiculous' That Obama Has No Strategy to Fight ISIS; Military Officials 'Apoplectic'

Appearing on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Wednesday, NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel ripped into President Obama having no strategy to combat ISIS terrorists: "This has ...
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Networks: 'Tough' Obama 'Wasted No Time' Issuing 'Fighting Words' Against ISIS

After President Obama admitted on Thursday that he had "no strategy" for dealing with the ISIS terrorist network, on Wednesday, the network morning shows rushed to portray the aimless ...
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NBC and ABC Ignore Obama Fundraising Trip Snarling Holiday Travel, CBS Barely Mentions

Despite a Thursday New York Post report that President Obama's upcoming Labor Day weekend fundraising junket would shut down airspace across the northeast and hurt business for local pilots, ...
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Chuck Todd: Women Reject GOP 'Crazy White Guys' With 'Crazy Theories' About Contraception

In an interview with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown on Thursday, host and incoming Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd proposed a cause for the ...