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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On NBC's Today, Donny Deutsch Demands All Limbaugh Advertisers Pull Out, 'They Have No Choice'

During the weekly left-wing panel discussion on Tuesday's NBC Today, advertising executive Donny Deutsch announced: "The advertisers that are still on [sponsoring Limbaugh's radio show] are ...
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NBC Reporter Warns Obama Call to Fluke an 'Overreach' and 'Nakedly Political'

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, after the panel roundly bashed Rush Limbaugh and Republicans for not denouncing him enough, correspondent Savannah Guthrie surprisingly criticized President ...
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NBC's Gregory: GOP Shouldn't Question 'Settled Matter' of Birth Control; Limbaugh Comments 'Gift' to Dems

Appearing on Saturday's NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press host David Gregory argued that the issue of contraception was a loser for the GOP: "I think there are a lot of Republicans who are ...
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NBC Brings On Al Sharpton to Slam 'Offensive and Misogynist' Limbaugh; Ignores Reverend's Offensive Past

On Saturday, NBC's Today actually had the nerve to give left-wing activist and MSNBC host Al Sharpton a platform to condemn Rush Limbaugh, with co-host Amy Robach wondering: "...is this ...
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NBC Breitbart Obit: He Called Ted Kennedy a 'Villain,' Was 'Controversial to the End'

In a report for Thursday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Andrea Mitchell referred to Andrew Breitbart as "the shooting star of the conservative blogosphere" and contemptuously remarked: ...
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NBC Brings on Sandra Fluke to Blast Limbaugh, The Right's 'Deafening Silence' Denouncing Him

Following condemnation of Rush Limbaugh's "crude tirade" against left-wing activist Sandra Fluke on Thursday's NBC Nightly News, on Friday's Today, co-host Matt Lauer gave Fluke a platform to ...
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NBC Cheers Liberal Ithaca Mayor as the Next Obama

Touting the newly-elected mayor of Ithaca, New York, 24-year old Democrat Svante Myrick, on Wednesday's NBC Rock Center, host Brian Williams drew parallels to Barack Obama: "He grew up a ...
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NBC Uses 'The Lorax' to Push Environmentalism, Mocks Idea of Movie Having Agenda

While interviewing actor Ed Helms about his role in 'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax' On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer seemed puzzled that anyone would question the environmentalist message of ...
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CNBC: Stocks Rise on 'Growing Expectations' of Obama Reelection

On CNBC's Behind the Money blog on Wednesday, Fast Money executive producer John Melloy promoted a left-leaning theory as to why the stock market has been on the rise lately: "While ...
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Network Snowe Job: NBC and ABC Mourn Retirement of Maine Senator, Fret Over Lack of GOP Centrists

On Wednesday's NBC Today, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd was looking for any excuse to be an Obama spokesman as made this declaration about the announced retirement of Maine ...
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NBC's Lauer Pushes Gingrich to Attack Santorum on College Comments

In an interview with Newt Gingrich on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer hoped to get the former speaker to denounce recent comments by Rick Santorum about higher education: "Santorum ...
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Liberal Panel on 'Today': Romney's 'Arrogance Without Empathy' Guarantees 'He Will Not Win'

A panel packed with liberal pundits on Tuesday's NBC Today concluded that Mitt Romney "cannot relate to average people" because he is "just an awkward human being" and "robot" who is "not ...
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NBC Reporter Claims Quran Burnings Latest in 'A Long Line of Insults' to Afghanistan by U.S.

Reporting on violent protests in Afghanistan following accidental Quran burnings for Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Atia Abawi declared the incident "...follows a long line of insults that ...
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NBC's Gregory Hits Jan Brewer: 'Are You Showing Disrespect for the Office of the Presidency?'

Concluding a dramatically slanted discussion on immigration on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory grilled Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on a recent argument with President Obama and ...
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NBC Follows ABC's Lead, Wall Street Speculators and Oil Companies to Blame for High Gas Prices

While ABC's World News declared  "a big chunk of the pain at the pump is Wall Street's fault" on Thursday, on NBC's Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams similarly announced: "The problem ...
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NBC: Birth Control Debate That 'Came Out of Nowhere' Now the 'Third Rail' of Politics

Pretending the Obama administration did not intentionally turn birth control into a campaign issue with the ObamaCare insurance mandate, on Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams ...
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NBC Admits: Obama Singing Gets 'Wall-to-Wall Goodwill Coverage Money Can't Buy'

In a gushing report on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Savannah Guthrie freely acknowledged how media coverage has been boosting President Obama this campaign season: "The ...
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'Today' Show Panel Ponders: 'Does Religion Belong in Our Political Discourse?'

Citing Rick Santorum questioning President Obama's "theology" and recent comments form evangelist Franklin Graham, on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie wondered: "Does religion ...
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NBC's Todd Crows: Obama Campaign 'Pretty Happy' with GOP Debate 'Too Much to the Right'

Reviewing Wednesday's Republican debate on Thursday's Today, NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd spun hard for Democrats: "You know, there was something about last night's debate ...
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NBC Sets GOP Debate Agenda: Santorum to be 'Peppered' With Religion Questions

On Wednesday's NBC Today, correspondent Peter Alexander noted how the Republican primary "has increasingly become laced with references to religion" and predicted that in the upcoming GOP ...