On a recent visit to Rawabi, the first planned city built for and by Palestinians in the West Bank, developer and Palestinian businessman Bashar Masri spoke to a group of American visitors about working with Israel's famous tech community to help move forward the Palestinian people. Upon returning to Tel Aviv, I happened upon numerous news tidbits -- and side statements -- that, together, seemed to show how Israeli-Palestinian collaboration in the high-tech field is growing.
The differences between journalism and public relations have been written about ad nauseam. Yet, it seems the differences between these two fields may be in need of a refresh.
I recently published an article on crowdfunding. The piece was an all-encompassing report, looking at venture capital, crowdfunding, bootstrapping and angel investments – and where each fits in the entrepreneurial landscape.
I quoted eight people in the report. Seven thought the article did its job: