Episode 18 – Amy Haimerl – Shady Ladies & Detroit Hustle

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Amy Haimerl is the founder of the Shady Ladies Literary Society, an event series that pairs up emerging women writers, scientists, chefs and bartenders for unforgettable evenings. Amy is also a professor of journalism at Michigan State University and author of Detroit Hustle, a memoir about rehabbing an historic home in Detroit. Amy joins Lynne on the Make Meaning Podcast to tell us about teaching journalism today, in this era of media mistrust and “fake news.” She also chats about her memoir and where the idea came from and why the Shady Ladies programs is so important.