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On the media beat in this week’s Observer

Leon Neyfakh reports that campaign books–remember The Boys on the Bus?–are a dying kind.

He reports that Esquire‘s Dubious Achievement page is no more.

John Koblin writes that fashion writers and editors are leaving glossy magazines in droves for blogs and Yahoo!

Also: Arthur Sulzberger Jr. donated the Times archives to the New York Public Library, but under one condition: that his father’s personal papers be locked up until 2035, and his personal papers remain private until 2057.

Felix Gillette talks to the major networks top off-air talent and their preperations for Super Tuesday.

And George Packer tells Doree Shafrir all about his new play about Iraq. Lineup 1/23