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: Obama Shows 'Empathetic Side' After Sandy; Romney 'Trying to Balance' Storm and Campaign

On Thursday's NBC Today, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd depicted the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as a boost for President Obama and a struggle for Governor Romney. Todd touted ...
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NBC Predictably Asks: 'Is Global Warming to Blame for Storm Damage?'

Right on cue following Hurricane Sandy devastating the east coast, correspondent Harry Smith appeared on Thursday's NBC Today to sound the global warming alarm: "First it was Hurricane Irene, then ...
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NBC Promotes Brian Williams Gushing Over Obama During 2008 Election Night Coverage

Hawking a new NBC Publishing ebook on Wednesday's NBC Today about the network's election night television coverage dating back to 1948, author and TV Guide business editor Steve Battaglio ...
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NBC's Todd Touts Polls That 'Back Up the Obama Spin' of Romney Throwing Electoral 'Hail Marys'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, political director Chuck Todd seized on the latest CBS News/New York Times poll showing narrow leads for President Obama in Ohio, Virginia, and Florida as "evidence, ...
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NBC Hypes Weather Forecasters Factoring 'Global Warming' Into Hurricane Predictions

On Wednesday's NBC Today, correspondent Keir Simmons reported from the European Weather Center in Britain that projected Hurricane Sandy's path and touted how "Global warming could make their ...
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Morning Joe Duo: Hurricane Will Halt Romney’s Momentum, Make Obama Look Presidential

Appearing on Monday's NBC Today, MSNBC Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski asserted that impending Hurricane Sandy would help Barack Obama in the election, with ...
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NBC's Todd Hypes 'Speed Bumps' for Romney: Mourdock and 'Eyebrow-Raising' Sununu Comments

On Friday's NBC Today, political director Chuck Todd described how "both sides are dealing with some unexpected political speed bumps on the trail" and began by detailing the supposed ...
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Libya Takes Backseat to Fluff in NBC Obama Infomercial

During a 20-minute interview with President Obama aired on Thursday's NBC Rock Center, host Brian Williams devoted a total of 1 minute 36 seconds to the subject of the terrorist attack in ...
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NBC: Romney 'Dealing With a New Controversy' After Mourdock Abortion Comments

Continuing to hype Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's opposition to abortion as some kind of scandal for Mitt Romney, on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Peter Alexander ...
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NBC's Williams Can't Understand Why Obama Isn't Winning by a Landslide

In an interview with President Obama on Wednesday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams lobbed this softball: "How is it that with – what, 13 days to go, you're fighting for your life in a ...
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NBC Claims Romney 'Taking Positions He Has Not Taken Before' on Foreign Policy

In a continued effort to tag Mitt Romney with a flip-flopper label, on Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams proclaimed that Romney's performance in the final presidential debate ...
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NBC Brings on Two Obama Supporters to Discuss Election, Bills it as 'Left vs. Right'

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie brought on liberal MSNBC host Krystal Ball and radio host Michael Smerconish to discuss campaign strategy in the final two weeks before the ...
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NBC's Williams Wonders If Debate Was Romney's 'Etch-A-Sketch Moment'

Shortly following the conclusion of the final presidential debate Monday night, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams posed this question to Richard Haas of the Council on Foreign Relations: "I ...
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NBC Grills Ryan on Romney's Qualifications; Invites Biden to Slam Romney on Same Topic

At the end of an interview with vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie parroted Democratic attacks on Mitt Romney's foreign policy credentials: ...
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GOP Strategist Beats the Press: 'Media Assumes There's No Such Thing in the World as a Pro-Life Woman'

Appearing as a panelist on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, Republican strategist Mike Murphy called out journalists for refusing to provide balanced coverage of abortion: "It's always amazed me how ...
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NBC's Gregory: Doesn't 'Binders' Comment Show Romney's 'Out of Touch' With Women?

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory grilled Florida Senator Marco Rubio on Mitt Romney's "binders full of women" comment: "Can you understand why some women have that ...
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Forget Gallup, NBC Touts Obama Beating Romney (Not Anymore) in Halloween Mask Sales

With Friday's Gallup tracking poll showing Mitt Romney with a 51-45 lead over Barack Obama, the crew at NBC's Today decided to focus on a much more reliable method of predicting the next ...
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NBC's Gregory: Obama Administration Libya Response 'Sluggish, Sloppy, and Incoherent'

In a rare moment of genuine criticism of President Obama's response to the Libya terrorist attack, on Friday's NBC Today, Meet the Press moderator David Gregory slammed government "confusion" ...
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NBC Hypes Tagg Romney 'Making Some Waves' With Innocuous Joke

Near the top of Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie jumped on "a comment from Mitt Romney's son Tagg that's getting some attention....he said he wanted to, quote, 'take a swing' at ...
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NBC: Romney's 'Binders' Comment Shows He 'Doesn't Have Any Leg to Stand On' With Women

Between Wednesday's Nightly News and Thursday's Today, NBC displayed an obsession with the liberal meme of attacking Mitt Romney's "binders full of women" remark during Tuesday's presidential ...