> Politico’s Michael Calderone reports hip-hop star Nas will be delivering a petition to Fox News tomorrow at 2pmET, urging the network to “stop its racist smears against the Obamas and other Black Americans.” In unrelated news, Nas’ new album, which blasts FNC, dropped last week.
> CNBC’s special on China, “The People’s Republic of Profit,” hosted by Melissa Lee, premieres July 30 at 9pmET. This is not to be confused with Ted Koppel‘s China special, “The People’s Republic of Capitalism,” from earlier this month.
> FishbowlDC notes the Vanity Fair parody of the much-talked-about New Yorker cover. Think Obama stereotypes, except…McCain. Click continued to see the mock cover…
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