Mic's Cory Haik joins the MediaShift podcast to talk about fake news, notifications, and native advertising. (photo: Mic)

In the news this week, fake news gets very real as a man with an assault rifle goes into a pizza place in DC targeted by online conspiracy theories. The New York Times continues to get a “Trump bump” in subscriptions, while its public editor Liz Spayd gets in hot water for criticizing reporters’ tweets. Top YouTube earner PewDiePie brings in $15 million but threatens to quit YouTube. Go figure. Politico’s Joe Pompeo joins us to discuss the Huffington Post’s new editor-in-chief, Lydia Polgreen. We grade our metrics predictions for 2016 to see how we did, and we go one-on-one with Mic’s Cory Haik to talk about the notifications craze among news publishers and how far they’ll take it.

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