(Rebecca Palmore / WTTW News)

Dozens of talented journalists are leaving the Chicago Tribune after its new owner, Alden Global Capital, offered employees voluntary buyouts. Among those who have announced their departure are some of the newspaper’s most notable columnists. 

Heidi Stevens appears on “Chicago Tonight” via Zoom on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. (WTTW News)

Heidi Stevens is a writer at the Chicago Tribune who taps into many of her own experiences for her “Balancing Act" column. But writing about her COVID-19 diagnosis — and an underlying heart condition — gave her pause.

Are we seeing a societal sea change when it comes to sexual harassment?