freeway blogging
pp. Displaying a homemade banner, particularly one with a political message, from a freeway overpass or similar location.
freeway blog v., n.
freeway blogger n.

Example Citations:
Hanging homemade banners from overpasses—"freeway blogging" is the catchphrase—is also popular with political activists. States seem to have less tolerance for them, as two protesters in DuPage County, Ill., found recently after suggesting impeachment on a bridge over Interstate 355. A disorderly conduct hearing is set for this week.
—"Getting the Message Across," U.S. News & World Report, December 17, 2007

For two years on his evening commute, Bleiweiss watched members of the Progressive Action Alliance on the bridge over U.S. 59 at Mandell protesting Israel with virulent signs. Although increasingly bothered by them, he did what most people would do: He silently fumed but didn't act on it. Then one day in March 2008, fed up with the increasingly anti-Semitic tone of the group's signage, he decided to take action against what he calls "freeway blogging."
—Arlene Nisson Lassin, "Taking matters into his own hands," The Houston Chronicle, November 6, 2009

Earliest Citation:
Freeway blogging [image].
—"Good Idea," corrente SBL, October 1, 2003

The pioneer here is a fellow who calls himself the Freeway Blogger (see, who is (in)famous for his roadside signs in southern California.

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