Thu, Jan 12, 2017

C-SPAN's Online Feed Interrupted By Kremlin-Funded RT


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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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