A CSPAN television crew
J. David Ake / AP
C-SPAN’s online video feed was briefly interrupted Thursday afternoon by RT, the Kremlin-funded cable news channel.
“We are currently investigating and troubleshooting this occurrence,” a C-SPAN spokesperson said in a statement.
RT, formerly known as Russia Today, is one of the networks C-SPAN monitors regularly, the spokesperson said, so “we are operating under the assumption that it was an internal routing issue
Requests for comment from RT were not immediately returned, but a high ranking RT reporter tweeted that it might be “some technical glitch.”
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