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 Uses Faltering Facebook IPO to Promote Occupy Rhetoric and Government Regulation

Following a report on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News about the dropping value of Facebook's initial public stock offering and possible investigations into what went wrong, anchor Brian Williams ...
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NBC's Curry Swoons Over Sean Penn: 'You Are One of the Greatest Actors of Our Time'

In an interview she conducted with left-wing actor Sean Penn at the Cannes Film Festival that aired on Tuesday, Today co-host Ann Curry behaved like an adoring fan rather than a journalist: ...
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Donny Deutsch on NBC: Unlike U.S., 'World Has Grown Up' to Accept Infidelity of Politicians

During a panel discussion on Tuesday's NBC Today about new French President Francois Hollande having a girlfriend, advertising executive Donny Deutsch insisted Americans would soon accept the ...
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On NBC's Today, Jimmy Fallon Gushes About Being Propaganda Stooge for Obama

Appearing on Tuesday's NBC Today, Late Night host Jimmy Fallon could barely contain his glee over a recent appearance by President Obama on his show: "It's the craziest thing ever, to ever happen ...
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CNBC's Cramer Doubles Down on Romney Being 'Job Destroyer': He Used 'Code Words for Firing People'

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer invited CNBC Mad Money host Jim Cramer to elaborate on calling Mitt Romney a "job destroyer" as the head of Bain Capital on Sunday's Meet the Press: ...
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NBC's Lauer Begs Colin Powell to 'Throw His Weight Behind' Obama Again

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer pleaded with former Secretary of State Colin Powell to again endorse Barack Obama for president: "...it sounds like you're on his [Obama's] team ...
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CNBC's Cramer Declares: 'Romney's Known as a Job Destroyer'

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, CNBC Mad Money host Jim Cramer followed Obama campaign talking points perfectly as he decried Mitt Romney's business record at Bain Capital: "Romney's known as ...
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While Trying to Smear House GOP as Racist, MSNBC Mixes Up Rep. Jesse Jackson With Rev. Jesse Jackson

In the midst of fill-in host Craig Melvin hyping accusations that black lawmakers were "being unfairly targeted for ethics investigations" by the Republican-led House Ethics Committee during ...
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NBC: Proposed 'Explosive' Jeremiah Wright Ad Would Put 'Race Front and Center'

On Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams decried a pitch to use President Obama's former radical left-wing pastor Jeremiah Wright in a campaign ad: "...there was an explosive ...
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MSNBC's Toure Labels Disco Critics 'Homophobic' and 'Racist'

Appearing on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Thursday to discuss the passing of disco singer Donna Summer, contributor Toure unleashed a viscous rant against those who didn't care for the ...
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NBC's Medical Editor Praises Obama Newsweek Cover: Tina Brown Has 'Revolutionized' Magazine

During the Today's Professionals panel discussion on Thursday's NBC Today, NBC chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman cheered the latest cover of Newsweek magazine that proclaimed President ...
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NBC's Star Jones Rants: Okay 'Rich White Guy' Zuckerberg Wears Hoodie, But 'Ghetto' For Trayvon Martin

In a bizarre attempt to make Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wearing a hoodie at a recent Wall Street meeting into a racial issue, on Thursday's NBC Today, attorney and panelist Star Jones ...
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NBC's Williams Praises CBS's Pelley For Being In 'Dan Rather School of Journalism'

Appearing on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams heaped his idea of high praise onto CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley: "Scott grew up ...
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NBC Touts Obama Campaign Smearing Romney 'As A Middle Class Job Killer'

On Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams attempted to conflate the JPMorgan $2 billion loss with Mitt Romney's business record as he declared: "The Obama campaign may have had this ...
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NBC Seizes On JPMorgan Losses to Promote Dem Calls For Regulation

Dutifully doing its part to find any excuse to expand government regulation, NBC News on Monday and Tuesday immediately touted Democratic efforts to exploit a $2 billion loss of private money ...
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NBC's Curry: Is Romney 'On the Wrong Side of History' on Gay Marriage?

After grilling Romney campaign adviser Eric Fehrnstrom on a variety of topics on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry wrapped up the interview by portraying Mitt Romney's support of ...
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NBC: Romney Entered 'Lion's Den' of Liberty University That Has 'Big Problem' With Mormons

Early on Sunday's NBC Today, co-host Jenna Wolfe stirred division between Mitt Romney and  conservatives as she proclaimed: "[He] spoke at Liberty University, an evangelical school that's ...
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Liberals Dominate 4 to 1 on Meet the Press Panel Praising Obama's Gay Marriage Support

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, American Conservative Union president Al Cardenas squared off against a group of left-wing pundits on the subject of President Obama announcing his support for ...
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NBC Cheers Obama 'Cashing In' On 'History' of Gay Marriage Announcement

Leading off Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams enthusiastically touted the President's fundraising efforts: "President Obama cashing in the day after his gay marriage ...
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NBC Reports Romney Bully Story Labeled 'Factually Incorrect' By Family of Alleged Victim

At the end of a full report on Friday's NBC Today, based on a Washington Post hit piece that accused Mitt Romney of bullying of a gay high school classmate, correspondent Peter Alexander ...