Definition of Culture Jamming
(noun) Acts of modifying mass media advertisements so that they convey messages different to that originally intended, usually messages that contradict the original meaning or messages that serve as social commentary.
Example of Culture Jamming
- Adbusters magazine
Culture Jamming Pronunciation
Syllabification: cul·ture jam·ming
- American English – /kUHl-chuhr jAm-ing/
- British English – /kUHl-chuh jAm-ing/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈkʌlʧər ˈʤæmɪŋ/
- British English – /ˈkʌlʧə ˈʤæmɪŋ/
- Plural: culture jammings
- Word origin of “culture” and “jam” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- Harold, Christine. 2007. OurSpace: Resisting the Corporate Control of Culture. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
- Lasn, Kalle. 2000. Culture Jam: The Uncooling of America. New York: Quill.
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “culture jamming.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 3, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/culture-jamming/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
culture jamming. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/culture-jamming/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “culture jamming.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 3, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/culture-jamming/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“culture jamming.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 3 Oct. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/culture-jamming/>.