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US News After Wikipedia criticism: DFB asks for an apology

19:45  22 january  2021
19:45  22 january  2021 Source:   pressfrom.com

«Showdown» in the DFB dispute? Power struggle for Keller and Curtius

 «Showdown» in the DFB dispute? Power struggle for Keller and Curtius The truce in the shattered top of the German Football Association (DFB) is less than three months old - and this Friday is already under massive scrutiny. © Boris Roessler / dpa Mighty men at the DFB: President Fritz Keller (l) and General Secretary Friedrich Curtius. According to reports, a “showdown” in the dispute between President Fritz Keller and General Secretary Friedrich Curtius is about to take place at a presidium meeting at the association's headquarters in Frankfurt am Main.

Most criticism of Wikipedia has been directed towards its content, its community of established users, and its processes. The principal criticism it receives concerns the online encyclopedia's factual reliability, the readability and organization of the articles, the lack of methodical fact-checking

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After the online encyclopedia Wikipedia asked the DFB to clarify the entry on its general secretary Friedrich Curtius on Tuesday, the DFB has now issued a statement - and apologized for its approach.

Der DFB hat sich am Freitag zu der Kritik von Wikipedia hinsichtlich des Eintrags zu Generalsekretär Curtius erklärt. © imago images On Friday, the DFB declared itself to be criticizing Wikipedia regarding the entry on General Secretary Curtius.

"The DFB had commissioned a service provider to revise or expand the entry," the association announced on Friday. When revising the Wikipedia entry, however, it was neglected to mark the changes made as "paid editing". The service provider admitted this "with regret". Reason: The service provider was convinced that the information provided was "neutral and verifiable".

The DFB have "absolute understanding for the criticism and apologize in all forms" for the fact that the Wikipedia rules were disregarded here.

"Der Spiegel" first reported that the association concluded a contract with a consulting company in 2019. On the open question of why the DFB had hired a service provider to revise a Wikipedia article about Curtius, the DFB did not write anything.

In the meantime, Wikipedia has provided the entry on Curtius with a warning. "The neutrality of this article or section is controversial," said the name on Friday afternoon.

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