As a subscriber to The Chronicle and as a citizen of our community, I applaud the sentiments and intelligence of both Erin Tierney's piece, ”On reporting the tough stuff,” and Aliya Hall's opinion piece, ”Local journalism matters because our communities matter,” in last week's Chronicle.
Reporting the tough stuff and seeking the truth are vital to a healthy and safe society, just as the job police officers do in controlling and protecting us from the harms those who would violate the laws and standards of our society pose. The absence of either would have dire . . .