The Week: Advertising news - Shareholders blast Coke

Coca-Cola shareholders attacked the company's sponsorship of the Beijing Olympics at its annual meeting last week, and Free Tibet protesters called for it to use its power to improve human rights in China.

Several sponsors of the Games, including Visa, McDonald's and Johnson & Johnson, have already reiterated their support for the Olympics and said that their marketing plans had not changed because of the protests.

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