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's Gregory: Romney's Mormon Faith An 'Issue' Because It's 'The Core of Who He Is'

On Wednesday's NBC Tonight Show, host Jay Leno asked Meet the Press host David Gregory if Mitt Romney's religion would be fair game in the general election: "...with Obama....you know, 'Oh, ...
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CNBC: Don't Worry, '$4 Gas Isn't That Big of a Deal'

In an opinion piece for CNBC.com on Wednesday, Street Signs anchor Brian Sullivan argued: "...for the majority of the country, $4 gas isn't going to doom us or our economy....right now it just ...
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NBC Accuses Federal Judge of Bringing Politics Into Courtroom By Questioning Obama

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams accused a federal judge of bringing politics into the judicial process simply by ordering the Justice Department to explain controversial ...
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NBC's 'Today' Touts 'Mixed Reaction' to Palin Guest Hosting

On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry informed viewers that reviews were in for Sarah Palin's Tuesday guest-hosting stint on the broadcast: "...we had a pretty interesting morning around ...
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Palin on NBC: 'I Wouldn't Waste My Time' With 'Lies' in HBO's 'Game Change'

While serving as guest host on Tuesday's NBC Today, Sarah Palin literally gave HBO's hit piece on her, Game Change, a thumbs down, and declared: "I didn't see the movie. And I wouldn't waste ...
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NBC's Lauer: With Economy Recovering, Why Should Voters Take 'Chance' on New President?

In his Tuesday interview with Sarah Palin on NBC's Today, co-host Matt Lauer insisted the economy was getting better and wondered why voters should bother voting out President Obama: "Some ...
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NBC Panelist Donny Deutsch Accuses Palin of Placing Obama on Enemies List

While discussing a new Facebook app that allows users to list their enemies during the Tuesday panel segment on NBC's Today, liberal advertising executive Donny Deutsch claimed guest host ...
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Palin Smacks Down NBC's Lauer: GOP Ticket Will Be 'Clobbered' By 'Lamestream Media'

On Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer pressed Sarah Palin on whether the Republican nominee should pick a vice presidential running mate with more experience than she had in 2008. Palin ...
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NBC Issues 'Disaster Warning' About Climate Change

At the top of Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt scared viewers with an ominous declaration: "Disaster warning. Scientists sound the alarm. If you think this season's wild weather ...
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Meet the Press: Even Aborigines in New Zealand Say Romney's 'Not Authentic'

Appearing on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, New York Times columnist Tom Friedman slammed Mitt Romney by suggesting even Aborigines tribes in New Zealand and Australia were mocking him: "I just ...
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NBC: Skittles Has Become 'A Symbol of Racial Injustice'

Filling in for Matt Lauer on Friday's NBC Today, co-host Hoda Kotb made a bizarre proclamation about race relations in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting: "Skittles obviously has become ...
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Breaking News on NBC's 'Today': Obama's Chili Recipe Sparks Online Debate

While supposedly updating viewers on important news of the day on Friday's NBC Today, fill-in news anchor Savannah Guthrie touted an Obama campaign public relations effort: "Well, just days ...
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NBC Does Bidding of Dem Super-PAC By Promoting Its Attacks on Mitt Romney

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams touted how "plans for Mitt Romney's home near San Diego include a four-car garage and a car elevator for each of the cars," and that "his ...
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NBC's Andrea Mitchell Praises 'Highly Regarded' Cuban Health Care System Indoctrinating U.S. Med Students

In a piece of propaganda that would make Cuba's Castro regime proud, on her Tuesday MSNBC program, NBC chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell cheered the communist state's "highly ...
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NBC's Lauer to Boehner: 'Isn't It Hard to Run Against a Recovering Economy?'

In an interview with House Speaker John Boehner aired on Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer depicted the November election as a futile effort for the GOP: "[The economy] does put some ...
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NBC Panelist Donny Deutsch: Tim Tebow Joining NY Jets 'Will Be His Waterloo'

Responding on Tuesday to NBC Today co-host Matt Lauer wondering if Tim Tebow would be the "right fit" for the New York Jets, advertising executive Donny Deutsch predicted the faithful ...
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Maddow on 'Today': ObamaCare Decision Will Be 'Referendum' On 'Conservatively Politicized' Supreme Court

Appearing on Tuesday's NBC Today, left-wing MSNBC host Rachel Maddow spun the Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare as being a judgment of how partisan the high court has become: "...this may as ...
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NBC Sees Nuclear Plant as Job Creator for Vets...After Hyping It As Dangerous a Year Ago

On Monday's NBC Today, Tom Brokaw reported on veteran Mike Wright returning from tours in Iraq and Afghanistan to continue work at New York's Indian Point nuclear power plant: "Entergy, ...
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NBC: Did 'Controversial' Dick Cheney Really Deserve That Heart Transplant?

Sinking to a new low in their disdain for Dick Cheney, the hosts on Monday's NBC Today wondered if the former vice president should have received a recent heart transplant, with Ann Curry ...
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NBC: Kardashian Flour-Bombed is 'Terrifying'; GOP Candidates Glitter-Bombed A Campaign Gaffe

On Friday's NBC Today, news anchor Natalie Morales worried about the safety of reality star Kim Kardashian after a "nasty surprise" at a red carpet event: "...a woman threw white powder on the ...