Economics

By: Megan, Taylor, Stephanie

White Flight

White Flight has a direct impact on poor and nonwhites. Cities lost people and buisnesses and property they owned and income taxes they had to pay. City goverments could no longer afford to properly maintain or improve schools, public transportaion and police and fire departments.

Mass Media

Mass Media was a communication that reached large audiences. First widely available in 1948, television had reached 9 percent of American homes by 1950 and 55 percent of homes by 1954. In 1960, almost 90 percent which is about 45 million of American had television.

White Flight

Mass Media

Description:

The television set was available all over America during the 1950.

Cause and Outcome/Importance:

Early television sets were small boxes with black and white screen. The first regular t.v show was was broadcasting in the beginning of 1949 but reached only a small part of the East Coast and only two hours a week. It was to people all around the world.