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 Surrogacy is also another example of public and media fascination with a controversial new trend. IVF has become more accepted, and past media panics over possible deformed or abnormal babies have subsided (although IVF itself presents special unforseen risks which are still widely discussed). Surrogacy now seems to have become a new hot-button issue. This too is interesting to anthropologists because, as a media spectacle and moral panic, the public representation of surrogacy plays on ideas in a culture about family and relationships which are often unstated and unquestioned. Here are some examples of Surrogacy Live:  Surrogacy is also another example of public and media fascination with a controversial new trend. IVF has become more accepted, and past media panics over possible deformed or abnormal babies have subsided (although IVF itself presents special unforseen risks which are still widely discussed). Surrogacy now seems to have become a new hot-button issue. This too is interesting to anthropologists because, as a media spectacle and moral panic, the public representation of surrogacy plays on ideas in a culture about family and relationships which are often unstated and unquestioned. Here are some examples of Surrogacy Live: 
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 +Haberman, Clyde. 2014. “Baby M and the Question of Surrogate Motherhood.” The New York Times, March 23. http://​www.nytimes.com/​2014/​03/​24/​us/​baby-m-and-the-question-of-surrogate-motherhood.html.
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 +“Baby M and the Question of Surrogacy.” 2014. Retro Report. Accessed August 2. http://​retroreport.org/​baby-m-and-the-question-of-surrogacy/​.
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 +Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 2014. “Fears of Surrogacy Ban as WA Couple Rejects Baby with Down Syndrome.” ABC News. Accessed August 2. http://​www.abc.net.au/​news/​2014-08-02/​outrage-as-australian-parents-desert-surrogate-mother/​5643074. ​
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 +Lewin, Tamar. 2014a. “Foreign Couples Heading to America for Surrogate Pregnancies.” The New York Times, July 5. http://​www.nytimes.com/​2014/​07/​06/​us/​foreign-couples-heading-to-america-for-surrogate-pregnancies.html.
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 +———. 2014b. “A Surrogacy Agency That Delivered Heartache.” The New York Times, July 27. http://​www.nytimes.com/​2014/​07/​28/​us/​surrogacy-agency-planet-hospital-delivered-heartache.html.
  
  
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