How Parkland student David Hogg beats his critics

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  • Published on:  Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg has some strategies for dealing with smears and conspiracy theories.

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    After surviving the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Hogg and his classmates became vocal activists in the fight for gun control. But that spotlight has made them prime targets for the right-wing smear machine: a collection of Fox News hosts like Laura Ingraham, conservative pundits, conspiracy theorists like Alex Jones, Twitter provocateurs, and YouTube commentators who piled on to the teens in the wake of the shooting.

    Rather than crumbling under the pressure, they're using humor and advertiser pressure to keep their cause in the media spotlight while disarming their critics. In the face of intense media attention, the Parkland students are putting on a masterclass in how to deal with bullies. is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out

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  • Vox

     (Apr 19, 2018)

    Parkland students want change on guns, but what about other students? We asked and recorded the responses:

  • kira _11

     (Apr 9, 2019)

    ..what a demonic satanist entity this * is. Known for fake mass shooting used as "victim" several times. Don't believe anything this * claims.

  • Seamus Cannon

     (May 11, 2018)

    Tweeting out Laura's sponsors was freaking genius, I wish I could think of stuff like that

  • Charise Walraven

     (3 days ago)

    I hope you'll never have to ;)

  • louis foxwell

     (Oct 12, 2018)

    Why is Malcolm in the Middle going by the name David Hogg?

  • paperbackwriter1111

     (Apr 7, 2019)

    He doesn't look like Frankie Munz.

  • Owen

     (Apr 3, 2019)

    Silvio Manuel I prefer agent Cody banks😎

  • geniusfollower

     (Jan 23, 2019)

    Thank you for adding subtitles. Vox is great about working with people with a hearing disability, thank you.

  • 21 p!atd

     (Apr 14, 2019)

    geniusfollower the replies to this comment are very idiotic. i’m glad you are able to listen :)

  • abcd

     (5 days ago)

    he fights for gun control and gets called a bomb thrower by people who stay inactive when shootings occur ? lmao

  • Miftachul Hadi

     (Apr 19, 2018)

    Came here for the comments 🍿🍾

  • Lightning McQueen

     (Aug 13, 2018)


  • Caleb Wolf

     (Jun 26, 2018)

    Mexican food is cultural appropriation. (Joke)

  • Edward Waliczek

     (May 18, 2018)

    BREAKING NEWS!!!!Hogg seen driving bike to Santa Fe Tx stay tuned!!!

  • Nviz

     (Mar 23, 2019)


  • Rolfe Dewolfe

     (May 25, 2018)

    That video was viewed 200000 times before it was taken downHmmmmmmmmmmm.....

  • oscar werner

     (1 day ago)

    The alternative right proves that they care about freedom of speech by mass flagging videos that don't confirm their own world view


     (Dec 24, 2018)

    _"We don't need anybody else being super mean to each other."_ Like him or not, *he speaks the truth.* If only we treat others as well or even better as we think they deserve…

  • Marcus P

     (2 days ago)

    Barry Shitpeas lmao I never said anything about background checks. Are you delusional? I can send you links to mental health facilities if you want because from what I’m reading you might be suffering from schizophrenia. To you it makes sense why owning a gun seems so weird because you would probably use it to kill someone or yourself. I never talked about background checks once as they are essential to weed out people who shouldn’t own guns and potential terrorists. since you seem to just paraphrase ...

  • Daniel Parham

     (Jan 18, 2019)

    *Someone holding me at gunpoint*Me: I love you!*Gets shot

  • Cesar Sanchez

     (4 days ago)

    +teeny I'm pretty sure all guns will magically disappear wants it's outlawed just like drugs

  • Daniel Parham

     (4 days ago)

    teeny They literally would never be able to outlaw guns and even if they did people would still find a way to get them illegally