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Newsnight: The music behind the headlines

They may not be known for their music, but news programmes all have a distinctive sound. So, how do you write music for a story that changes every day?

George Fenton has composed for numerous BBC news programmes and let us in to his studio ahead of the rebrand of BBC Newsnight.

Filmmaker: Stuart Denman

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