Dr Amy Binns was a news reporter for ten years and is now a writer, researcher and journalism lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire.
She has just published a biography of the science fiction author John Wyndham, using the treasure trove of love letters, tapes and unpublished stories at the University of Liverpool.
Her PhD was on solutions to difficult behaviour on social media and other online communities. She contributed to the Government report on intimidation of parliamentary candidates. She regularly comments on social media issues on Radio Five Live, Radio Lancashire and other stations.
She has also written about local history, in the book "Valley of a Hundred Chapels", also on Amazon. She has published papers and chapters on interwar feminism and social history.