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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Move Along: Network Evening Newscasts Give Only 30 Seconds to Fast and Furious

Trying to quickly move past the Obama administration's Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal, Thursday's ABC and CBS evening newscasts dropped the story completely while NBC's Nightly News only ...
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Aaron Sorkin Insists to NBC That He's Not Known For His Liberal Politics

On Thursday's NBC Rock Center, just days after calling for more liberal media bias against conservatives, left-wing screen writer Aaron Sorkin dismissed the idea that he has a reputation as an ...
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NBC's Williams Dismisses Holder Contempt Vote: 'Just Looks Like More of Our Broken Politics'

Leading off Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams could barely conceal his contempt for Attorney General Eric Holder being held in contempt by the House Government Oversight ...
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MSNBC Panel: Fast & Furious Scandal Bad for GOP, Good for Obama

In an attempt to twist the Obama administration's Fast & Furious gun running scandal into bad news for Republicans, on Wednesday's The Daily Rundown on MSNBC supposed Republican pundit ...
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'Meet the Press' Panelist: Obama Should Be 'Doubling Down,' 'Didn't Do Enough Stimulus'

On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, liberal historian Doris Kearns Goodwin pleaded with President Obama to tell voters: "'I am doubling down on what I did.' He didn't do enough on the stimulus. He ...
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Using NBC Soap Box, Obama Biographer Blames President's Problems on Nation's 'Polarization'

Appearing on Monday's NBC Today, Obama biographer David Maraniss discussed how after the President was able to "resolve all of these contradictions" in his life, his biggest problem in the ...
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NBC's Harry Smith Dredges Up Dan Quayle's 'Attack' on 'Murphy Brown' and 'Single Motherhood'

In an interview with actress Candice Bergen for Thursday's NBC Rock Center, correspondent Harry Smith brought up Bergen's long-running 90's sitcom, proclaiming: "Well you can't talk about Murphy ...
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NBC's Gregory: Obama Must Tell Voters 'Things Got Really, Really Bad' Under Bush

Appearing on Friday's NBC Today, Meet the Press host David Gregory advised the Obama campaign on how defeat Mitt Romney: "What the President's got to do is say, 'Hey, don't forget about George W. ...
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MSNBC Gives Soap Box to Left-Wing Nun Warning of 'Nation's Soul' Being 'Corrupted' By GOP Budget

Interviewing Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of the liberal Catholic group NETWORK, on her Thursday MSNBC show host Andrea Mitchell touted the organization's effort "to rally ...
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NBC Gives More Time to 'Obama Boy' Than to Fast & Furious Scandal

NBC provided its first coverage of the Fast & Furious gun running scandal on Tuesday, providing a scant 30 seconds on Nightly News. In contrast, Thursday's NBC Today devoted a 37-second report ...
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NBC's Luke Russert: Is Romney Campaign 'One of the Most Secretive in History?'

Continuing to beat the drum of Mitt Romney's campaign not being transparent on Wednesday's The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, fill-in host Luke Russert melodramatically asked: "Is this one of the most ...
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NBC's Mitchell: Does Middle Class Wealth Loss 'Justify' More Stimulus?

In an interview with Republican Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey on her Tuesday MSNBC show, host Andrea Mitchell attempted to use a new Federal Reserve report showing massive wealth loss for ...
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NBC's Todd Warns: Romney May Be 'Least Transparent President In a Generation'

At the top of his Tuesday MSNBC morning show The Daily Rundown, NBC chief White House correspondent and political director Chuck Todd cited the Romney campaign's refusal to release a list of ...
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NBC Uses Commerce Sec. Accidents to Hit 'Low' and 'Negative' GOP

On Tuesday's NBC Today, correspondent Kristen Welker amazingly shoe-horned a swipe at Republicans into a report about Commerce Secretary John Bryson causing multiple car accidents over the ...
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NBC's Curry Argues Obama's 'Fine' Gaffe 'Taken Out of Context'

Straining to find a way to excuse President Obama's Friday remark that "the private sector is doing fine," on Monday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry did her best to spin for the White House: ...
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MSNBC's Chris Hayes on National Security: 'We Need More Leaks, Not Less'

Reacting to allegations that the White House leaked several pieces of highly classified national security information to the press for political gain, on Monday's NBC Today left-wing MSNBC ...
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NBC's Snyderman: It's 'Pro-Science' to Abort Children with Genetic Defects

On Friday's NBC Today, chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman explained to viewers that it's just good science to abort an unborn child that may have a genetic disorder, explaining that testing ...
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NBC Medical Editor Claims Saudi Arabia Better Than U.S. on Equal Pay for Women

Making an absurd declaration on Friday's NBC Today, chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman asserted that the oppressive regime in Saudi Arabia was fairer to working women than the United ...
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NBC's Williams Decries 'People Who Had Never Been to Wisconsin' Donating to Recall Race

Remarking that Wisconsin voters had "decided to leave their governor in office" on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams contemptuously declared that "money flowed into that state ...
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Networks Whine Over 'Massive Spending Gap' Between GOP and Dems in Wisconsin

Searching for an excuse to explain what went wrong for Democrats in Wisconsin, the broadcast networks blamed "a record-shattering $64 million poured into" the recall election by "conservative ...