Hogg: I'll accept Ingraham's apology if she condemns Fox News coverage

Parkland, Fla., high school shooting survivor David Hogg said Thursday that he will only accept an apology from Fox News host Laura IngrahamLaura Anne IngrahamPelosi: Democrats can't allow 'indecent' Boebert comments to stand 'You' star responds to viral Laura Ingraham hoax Neil Cavuto says he got threatening emails after urging vaccination MORE for mocking him over college rejections if she denounced her network's coverage of the Parkland students pushing for gun control.

"I will only accept your apology only if you denounce the way your network has treated my friends and I in this fight. It’s time to love thy neighbor, not mudsling at children," Hogg tweeted Thursday.

Four companies — TripAdvisor, Wayfair, Expedia and pet food brand Nutrish — pulled their ads from Ingraham’s show on Thursday.

Hogg told The New York Times that he wasn’t impressed by the Fox News host’s apology.


“She only apologized after we went after her advertisers. It kind of speaks for itself,” Hogg said.

Hogg told the Times that it was “extremely frustrating” for Ingraham to personally target him over the college rejections, even as he’s grown used to harsh criticism.

“I’m not going to stoop to her level and go after her on a personal level,” he said. “I’m going to go after her advertisers.”

Hogg is among several Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who have emerged as national advocates for gun control in the weeks since the mass shooting that left 17 people dead. He was one of the organizers behind Saturday's "March for Our Lives" and has been targeted by right-wing websites.

Ingraham tweeted Wednesday a link to a Daily Wire story about Hogg not getting into some colleges he had applied to, taunting him over the rejections. She has been widely criticized for the tweet.

Hogg fired back by sharing a list of advertisers for the Fox News host’s show. 

Ingraham apologized for her comments on Thursday.