A new documentary called Art & Copy —opening this week—showcases the origins of America's most famous ad slogans. It's from the "Drama, Power, Persuasion" school of advertising industry portrayal. In Australia, there's an example of the other school:
The "Advertising is full of idiots" school. It's a new show called :30 Seconds and it looks funny but alas, it is going to be on in Australia, which is farther than TV can travel. Here is a bit coming to you from the magic of the internet, via Adrants.
In this way we see that advertising is a dynamic and controversial field.