This award-winning short produced in 2012 for The Guardian newspaper in the U.K., contains eerie echoes of the turmoil in social media and traditional press reporting today.

Professional journalists are under fire (literally). Informed coverage and balanced speech are under attack by the purveyors of you’re wrong-I’m right-speak. The thing is, it’s usually the edited spin-offs, reposts and tricked-up memes that twist and convolute genuine news stories into something totally different.

Some folks who read George Orwell’s Animal Farm in school may get chills. Watch and learn…