Harvard Medical School backs away from media relations policy forbidding students to speak to press

Good news for medical students at Harvard—they can talk to the news media. If a new policy had taken hold at the school, students would have first needed to clear it with Harvard officials. Here’s what that policy said, as reported by The New York Times ’ Duff Wilson: “All interactions between students and the media should be coordinated with the Office of the Dean of Students and the Office of Public Affairs. This applies to situations in which students are contacted by the media…

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