Is it a problem that 53% of Euronews is owned by an Egyptian billionaire?

Yes, because the EU loses an important propaganda instrument.
12% (6 votes)
No, because Euronews is an independent TV station that offers unbiased information irrespective of who owns it.
71% (36 votes)
No, because he was educated in German and Swiss schools, chaired a German Chamber of Commerce, and owns a bank in Germany.
12% (6 votes)
No, because the headquarters are still in Lyon, France.
6% (3 votes)
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I think it’s not a problem. Euronews is an independent TV station that offers unbiased information irrespective of who owns it. The main issue is the information, which is spread, not a person , who is an owner of Euronews.He is just a businessman, not a journalist, so the most significant role in influencing and controlling people’ view is journalists’ : to give the right information.
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To be honest i didn't know about this, but after i watched the videos i can tell that this is the an example of success. He worked hard for his money and loved his work, and that is all that matters. I am going to chose the second answer, because I do not think it is a problem that 53% of Euronews is owned by an Egyptian, and after all Euronews is an independent TV station.
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No, because Euronews is an independent TV station that offers unbiased information irrespective of who owns it. Obviously, this is not a problem and I can say that this is a life lesson. Naguib Sawiris is smart man and he worked hard for his success and he worth the money because he loves his work. This shows us that doesn't matter that you are Egyptian, european or another nation. If you are good at something you can even own 53% of Euronews.
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In my opinion, it is not a problem that an Egyptian billionaire owns 53% of Euronews. Naguib Sawiris is an intelligent person, passionate of his work, that worked very hard to be where it is. I don't believe that he would risk losing his honor by being biased and interfering with the neutral stand that Euronews has. This Egyptian billionaire, Naguib Sawiris, was educated in German and Swiss schools, chaired a German Chamber of Commerce, and owns a bank in Germany. I think, that a person with all this education, is smart enough to do a good job not having to make compromises. Overall, I don't think is a problem that 53% of Euronews is owned by an Egyptian billionaire, because Euronews is an independent TV station that offers unbiased information regardless of who owns it. The channel has a neutral stand and I don't think this will change. Moreover, because the headquarters is still in Lyon, France shows that does not matter who owns a large part of Euronews.
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I chose the last because you pay taxes in the state/country where you are based, so that adds to EU economy. As a propaganda tool, I think it still can be used effectively no matter the ownership, for the inependent network news I do not think that there is stil such a thing. More or less every new agengy is influenced by something or sommeone at somme point and I think that all millionares are educated in EU or USA.
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Before I have watched those videos, I had thought that it can be a problem, when the vast majority of power belongs to such a rich man, not to the state broadcasting organizations. But after watching the interviews, I changed my mind. This man really enjoy his job, like he said ‘he love it’. He is a very creative person. Naguib Sawiris isn’t the kind of rich men who cares only about profit of their business, that have only the power and money. He really spend a lot of time in the office and control everything. He like only truly fresh news. The man isn’t interesting in tabloids or scandal private events. His education also tell as about his skills. So, I mean, that in general I don’t see cons that he is an owner of Euronews.
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