chapter  12
Domesticating New Media: A Discussion on Locating Mobile Media
ByLARISSA HJORTH
Pages 16

As convergence leaves its mark as this century, the ultimate alibi in the convergence rhetoric seems to be the mobile device. Convergence can occur across various levels such as technological, economic, industrial, and cultural. As Henry Jenkins observed, in the growth of mobile phone into converging various forms of multimedia-into the ambiguous and yet ubiquitous mobile media-one could almost forget that mobile media arose from an extension of the landline telephony.1