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 Chuck Todd Uses Sarah Palin to Disqualify Marco Rubio as Potential VP

Appearing on Tuesday's NBC Today, political director Chuck Todd warned Mitt Romney against picking Marco Rubio as a vice presidential running mate with a negative comparison to Sarah Palin: ...
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NBC News President Admits Network Should Have Corrected on Air the Falsely Edited Zimmerman 911 Call

In a stunning admission to the New York Time's David Carr on Monday, NBC News president Steve Capus confessed that the network made a mistake in not issuing a correction on air for falsely editing ...
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NBC Gushes Over French Socialists Waging Obama-Style Presidential Campaign

During a report for the April 18 edition of NBC's Rock Center, correspondent Ted Koppel was right at home with French socialist campaign workers: "...it is the Socialist campaign directed by these ...
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NBC's Chuck Todd Dismisses Hilary Rosen Comments As 'Manufactured Controversy'...Eight Times

On his 9 a.m. EDT MSNBC show The Daily Rundown on Friday, NBC political director and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd referred to Hilary Rosen's denigrating remarks about Ann Romney as a ...
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NBC Medical Editor: Trayvon Martin Case Shows 'We Don't Talk Enough About Race'

In a statement totally disconnected from the reality of media coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting, on Thursday's Today show, NBC chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman proclaimed that the ...
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NBC: Most See Prosecution of John Edwards As 'Waste of Taxpayer Money'

Adding to past reports defending disgraced former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards against charges of violating campaign finance laws, on Thursday's NBC Today, correspondent Lisa ...
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NBC's Parting Shot to Santorum: 'A Campaign Filled With Highly-Publicized Gaffes'

Reporting on Rick Santorum leaving the Republican presidential race on Tuesday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Ron Mott proclaimed: "It was a campaign filled with highly-publicized ...
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NBC and ABC Scare Viewers: 'Extreme Weather' Could Kill 10,000 People!

On Monday, both NBC's Nightly News and ABC's World News hyped a finding by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that, in the panicked words of NBC environmental ...
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NBC's Curry Rips Ryan Budget: 'Where is the Empathy?' Won't Poor People 'Suffer'?

In an interview with Congressman Paul Ryan on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry slammed the Wisconsin Republican's proposed budget: "Where is the empathy in this budget?...Do you ...
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Nikki Haley Slams NBC's Gregory: 'Media Thinks Women Only Care About Contraception'

Appearing on NBC's Sunday web-based feature Press Pass, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley tore apart the media obsession with the contraception debate: "The media thinks that women only care ...
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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 ...