culture jamming

noun

a form of political and social activism which, by means of fake adverts, hoax news stories, pastiches of company logos and product labels, computer hacking, etc, draws attention to and at the same time subverts the power of the media, governments, and large corporations to control and distort the information that they give to the public in order to promote consumerism, militarism, etc

Nearby words

  1. culture clash,
  2. culture complex,
  3. culture diffusion,
  4. culture factor,
  5. culture hero,
  6. culture medium,
  7. culture pattern,
  8. culture shock,
  9. culture specific syndrome,
  10. culture trait

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