What happened in the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925? What role did the media play? (Hint: what type of media was even present?) What role would modern media play?
This website, from the University of Missouri, has a good summary of what happened during the trial.
Now, take a look at how the debate still rages on in schools today. Have one person in your group read each article. This will give you a broad set of knowledge.