Since #iphonereporting involves data transmission, you need an Internet connection.
As everyone knows, sometimes you can’t connect to the Net because the service is down, or because too many people are using it.
So, I always tell clients to have a Plan A, Plan B, and Plan C.
I shared some workarounds with On The Marc Media.
Marc Blank-Settle of the BBC pulled together a Storify on options for mobile journalists when you’re out of touch with the Internet.
Let me know if you have any questions!