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 '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 ...
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'Fanning the Flames': NBC Claims Santorum's Mention of Jeremiah Wright a 'New Shot' at Obama's Faith

At the top of Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry admonished Rick Santorum for accurately describing President Obama's religious history: "Fanning the flames. Rick Santorum takes a new shot ...
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Chris Matthews Claims Hardball 'A Great Positive Thing for American Civilization'

Putting a question to MSNBC's Chris Matthews at the end of a President's Day panel discussion at Ford's Theater on Monday, I challenged him about the American people growing cynical of media ...
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NBC's Gregory Spins for Obama: Dems 'Plenty Energized' by Fear of GOP

Appearing on Sunday's NBC Today, Meet the Press host David Gregory recited Obama campaign talking points perfectly as he predicted: "...Well, he's going to raise plenty of money.... even if ...
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NBC Piles on Santorum, Claims He Wants to 'Reignite the Culture Wars in America'

On Sunday, NBC's David Gregory spent much of Meet the Press blasting Rick Santorum for criticizing President Obama's "phony theology" of liberalism. Earlier that morning, he appeared on the ...
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NBC Slams GOP for 'Unfortunate Image' of Religious Freedom Hearing 'Dominated by Men'

On Friday's NBC Today, substitute co-host Savannah Guthrie eagerly touted liberal talking points attacking a hearing held by House Republicans over the controversial ObamaCare ...
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NBC: Romney 'Scrambles' to Explain Why He Wanted to Let Auto Companies 'Fail'

Leading off Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams spun hard for the Obama administration as he distorted Mitt Romney's opposition to the government bailout of the auto industry: ...
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NBC's Lauer to Trump: How Do Republicans 'Run Against a Recovering Economy?'

Seeing little hope for Republican chances against Obama in November on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer put this question to Donald Trump: "Isn't any Republican nominee going to have a ...