Amanda Dunn is the politics and society editor for The Conversation. She was an editor and reporter with The Age and The Sunday Age for 16 years, specialising in education, health, social issues, pop culture and the arts. Her first book, The New Puberty, was published in 2017. John Watson joined The Conversation in 2013 as politics and society editor and is currently the cities and policy editor. He joined The Conversation after nearly two decades with The Age as an editor, writer and columnist.