Barrett Tryon decides not to return to Colorado Springs Gazette

Barrett Tryon was placed on administrative leave by Freedom Communications’ Colorado Springs Gazette last week after he refused to pull a Los Angeles Times story off his Facebook wall — a piece about the sale of the Gazette. || Read reaction to today’s decision on Tryon’s Twitter feed.

UPDATE: Tryon tells the Colorado Springs Independent that “I hope that the takeaway is that people realize that, if you do have a social-media policy in place, it’s important that you know what it is, and how it can be interpreted or misinterpreted.”

* Suspended Gazette journalist offered reinstatement, declines (