9 Sep 2023

Long Read: What happened to Wellington – Live?

From The Detail, 5:00 am on 9 September 2023

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A yellow background with a black logo at the centre: "WL" in a circle, with "Wellington LIVE" written underneath.

One user said there was a “severe lack of quality in their reporting … posts are often now increasingly political, sensationalist, very cryptic, very anti-cyclist." Photo: The Spinoff

This week, it's What happened to Wellington – Live? written and read aloud here by Janhavi Gosavi and published on The Spinoff.

Wellington – Live began in 2015 as a Facebook page for important notices about Wellington and its people. In 2021, the page was taken over by a new owner, and many followers aren’t happy with the changes they’ve seen. Janhavi Gosavi investigates.

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