Composer, Philanthropist, and Author Peter Buffett to Regularly Contribute to Utne Reader's Blog

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  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) June 07, 2012 - Emmy Award-winning composer, noted philanthropist, and New York Times best-selling author Peter Buffett joins alternative press magazine Utne Reader as a weekly contributor to a blog he calls, "Change Our Story".

    Peter's goal for his blog is to inspire readers to be active participants in creating a positive future for our society. He will do so by sharing the stories and motivations behind his socially conscious music, as well as offering his thoughts on challenging issues that face us as global citizens.

    The first entry will debut on the Utne Blog section of their site today. Peter's premiere entry details why he's decided to write for Utne and that he hopes to make an impact on others, even if it's in the most microscopic of ways.

    The name, "Change Our Story," stems from Peter's social network of the same name. is a forum that evokes thought and conversation amongst its members. The main thrust is that changing our fearful perspective on past experiences will allow us to choose what happens in our future. In other words, by changing our outlook, we take back our power as society and can creatively chart our course into the future.

    You can learn more about Peter at and more about "Change Our Story" at

    Peter Buffett is an Emmy Award-winning composer, musician, author and philanthropist. As Co-chair of the NoVo Foundation with his wife, Jennifer, he has become a well-known activist for social concerns. Socially conscious music collaborations by Buffett include "Blood Into Gold," featuring Grammy-nominated artist Akon and "A Song for Everyone" featuring Grammy-winning artist, Angelique Kidjo. Buffett is currently performing his "Life is What You Make It: A Concert & Conversation with Peter Buffett" series around the world to support his New York Times best-selling book, Life Is What You Make It (Random House/Harmony Books). The book has sold over a half million copies worldwide and has been translated in over fifteen languages. Learn more at

    Since 1984, Utne Reader ( has been the vanguard of the alternative press, celebrating independent news and views from across the political spectrum. With ideas, trends and solutions you won't see in the mainstream media for months or even years, those who want to know what's happening next, read Utne Reader first.

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