Talk Show Stirs Controversy with Recent Giveaways

Talk shows have been known to pull all sorts of stunts to better their ratings. The Oprah show, for example, made headlines in 2004, when it gifted a brand new car to each member of its audience. However, one popular Pakistani talk show has taken this giveaway gambit to the extreme, giving babies to childless families live on the air. So far, two abandoned baby girls have been given away on the show, and a boy is expected to be given away shortly. The show purports to be saving these children from almost certain death, but critics have expressed disgust over what they perceive to be an exploitation of the plight of these youngsters. More… Discuss

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