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03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Moveon.org To Pay Full Rate For Controversial NYT Ad

Clark Hoyt, public editor of The New York Times, took issue Sunday with the paper's recent decision to run a discounted ad from Moveon.org criticizing Gen. David Petraeus.

In his regular column, Hoyt claimed "the ad violated The Times's own written standards, and the paper now says that the advertiser got a price break it was not entitled to."

The ad, which ran on Sept. 10, used the headline "Gen. Petraeus or Gen. Betray Us." It was published at a discounted rate, sparking some to claim the paper had given preferential treatment to the liberal organization.

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