Organize the teaching around experimental testing

Along the same line as above:

Smartphones are key to social media, and to contemporary data collection for journalists. If possible, do force students and teachers alike to train mobile social media usage, preferably in a safe environment, preferably an event with a not-too-controversial purpose. Events are an excellent playground for this: Using social media dialogue in the journalistic coverage surrounding an event which is limited in time and space. We have often used local sports events with success.