Authors: Denegri-Knott, J.

Journal: Consumption Markets and Culture

Volume: 18

Issue: 5

Pages: 397-401

eISSN: 1477-223X

ISSN: 1025-3866

DOI: 10.1080/10253866.2015.1048962


In this article the MP3 is described as a marketplace icon. The MP3 is a good proxy to understand digital virtual objects of consumption and market mediation in the digital economy. Using the concept of stewardship as a type of compromised possession reliant on devices, software, market mediators and consumers themselves coming together in a particular way, the article maps out some practices that define MP3 consumption today.

Source: Scopus