Modern journalism in the field has come to rely heavily on smartphones. Where once copy and content would be phoned in or tapes delivered by courier to the newsdesk, much of the work is now done by one little handheld device. But what if there is no 3G?
Marc Settle, a trainer in mobile journalism and social media at the BBC College of Journalism, posed this question to a group of “mojo” luminaries on Twitter and organised their ideas into a Storify. Featuring Neal Augenstein, Nick Garnett and Glen Mulcahy, these options should be brought up in newsrooms or written down and kept on hold should the unthinkable happen.