Julianne Schultz AM is the founding editor of Griffith Review, the themed quarterly of essays, memoir, reportage and fiction published by Griffith University in conjunction with Text Publishing. She is a professor in the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research at Griffith University and a member of the boards of ABC and Grattan Institute. She is chair of Australian Film, TV & Radio School and was chair of the National Cultural Policy Reference Group and Queensland Design Council. In 2013, The Australian voted Schultz as the eighth most influential person in the arts. She has written extensively about the media and democracy. She is the author of Reviving the Fourth Estate: Democracy, Accountability and the Media, published by Cambridge University Press in 1998, Steel City Blues in 1985 and the librettos Black River and Going into Shadows.