The media is definitely a huge part of what is dividing this nation. But, the way to fix bad speech and practices is with more speech. The problem is that only *one* side of the media is given a voice and space to speak. I absolutely do not trust what the government would do with controlling the media. Leave the media alone and free them up even more to have a correcting and balancing environment.
i mean Republicans are getting more into speech regulation than ever before; DJT himself threatened to sue newspapers and is without doubt the most press-hostile President ever; his supporters at the Capitol Hill riot went on a literal manhunt for CNN reporters, etc. etc.
if you wanna talk about press freedom let's start there