Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Advertising: Stem cell furore forces advertisers to pull ads from South Korean TV

The China Post, reports that a number of advertisers have pulled commercials from a South Korean TV prime-time slot because of public anger over the network's broadcast of a damning report on ethical lapses by a pioneering stem cell scientist.

The program investigated improper egg donations to Hwang Woo-suk's cloning research, following revelations that two of his assistants had donated eggs for his research and for not disclosing the donations promptly.