Tenerife, an antirumor island
The meeting between the team of the "Antirumor Strategy to prevent Racism" and those responsible for its implementation on the island of Tenerife, took place on July 9, 2013.
During the visit, Daniel de Torres, project manager, and Gemma Pinyol, coordinator, had the opportunity to be familiar with actions and initiatives developed in the framework of the Antirumor project in Tenerife. The meeting was an opportunity to share points of view and ideas with Efrain Medina, insular Counselor and his team, along with OBITEN, which coordinates the project’s development on the Island...
First “Antirumour” Cities Working Meeting
On April 24, 2013, Fuenlabrada hosted the first task meeting for all cities and territories involved in the “antirumour” project.
The project coordinators of Sabadell, Getxo, Fuenlabrada and Tenerife Island, got together with the project director Dani de Torres, coordinator Gemma Pinyol and the GRITIM-UPF evaluator Núria Franco. During the meeting, past, present and future actions were reviewed. Participants discussed the methodology employed in identifying rumours in their areas, which consisted of...
An “Antirumour” Song
“Se me suben los colores de escuchar tantos rumores” (I am flushed with so many rumours) is the title of a song created by Antirumour Project Director, Dani de Torres.
Though at first it was just innocent playing around with an app designed to create music without any real knowledge of how to do so, Dani de Torres soon realised that it could be useful when it came to disseminating the project’s message in a different manner. There is no doubt that music is one of the best mediums to get a message across, allowing a wide variety of audiences to be reached, for example, the youth. The song’s intent is nothing more than stimulating the use of music...
Getxo launches its antirumour strategy
During 2013, the Town Council of Getxo will launch its communication and sensibilisation pilot programme based on Barcelona’s “Antirumour” Strategy experiences.
Getxo’s antirumour strategy seeks to raise questions, refute and counteract myths. It was presented before some 40 people with the cooperation of Xabier Aierdi and Jose Antonio Oleaga from BEGIRUNE’s (UPV-EHU) Immigration Research Lab. The programme exists within the framework of Open Society Foundation’s Programme Against Racism and Xenophobia and is an example of...
Sabadell, Getxo, and the island of Tenerife find themselves in the midst of identifying the main rumours surrounding immigration and cultural diversity. They are following a common methodology consisting of conducting in-depth interviews and an online questionnaire directed at a variety of social actors and municipal specialists from a plethora of departments. Thanks to this project rumours identified in each city can be compared to each other as well as those identified in Barcelona as well as ensuing projects like the Basque government’s “Stop the Rumour”....
- Antirumour networks
- Antirumour Campaigns
- Antirumour results
- The project
- 1st Technical
- Identification of
stereotypes and false
- Train the trainer
- Anti-rumour training
- 'Al loro con
- 'Ármate contra el rumor'
- 'Dale la vuelta a los rumores'
- Teixint la convivència
- Final workshop