Mathew Morgan

Mat Morgan is the founder of ShoutAbout, a free tool for news sites and blogs that takes advantage of the media spotlight to empower non-profits, campaigns and movements. After reading news or commentary, anyone may add, vote on or follow a link to do something constructive. Sites like PBS NewsHour have used ShoutAbout to drive reader engagement, encourage sharing, and measure the social value of their news. Mat is currently on a leave of absence from the Harvard Kennedy School. In the past, he has served as a policy adviser to former Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo; worked as a spokesperson for American Red Cross responses and programs in Latin America and the Caribbean; and produced several "Band Together" benefit albums for national charities.

by Mathew Morgan

We just launched ShoutAbout.org publicly at the Mashable Social Good Summit late last month, and the process has been enlightening. First some background: ShoutAbout offers a free engagement tool for media sites that allows readers to bridge awareness of important issues with constructive ways to do something. Everything is crowdsourced. For folks thinking about getting [...] more »