Saturday, December 13, 2003
If you've been reading the major U.S. or U.K. newspapers over the past few weeks, you might have noticed a full-page ad denouncing the Nobel Committee's selection for this year's prize in medicine. The ads are the work of one Dr. Raymond Damadian, who is incensed after being passed over in favor of two other scientists. As an advertiser, he's had absolute control over his message. But as Washington Post manager of public policy advertising Marc Rosenberg tells Brooke, that doesn't mean Damadian has control over the ads' effect.