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'The hype over Obama was unrealistic'

Tina Brown has enjoyed a high octane media career, which says much about change in the industry. She edited glossy magazines, she was queen of the media scene in London and New York, but she ditched paper and ink to run a news and views website which offers content from diverse sources for free.

In an interview for HARDtalk, Tina Brown, the Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Beast, talks to Stephen Sackur about the state of American politics. Was the hype over Obama justified?

The full interview will be broadcast on Tuesday 19th January 2010.

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