National Tribunal of Journalistic Ethics

Bolivia's National Tribunal of Journalistic Ethics (Spanish: Tribunal Nacional de Ética Periodística; TNEP) is an independent advisory body to the Bolivian press, which monitors the behavior of journalists according to ethical criteria.[1] The tribunal, which forms part of the National Council of Journalist Ethics (Spanish: Consejo Nacional de Ética Periodística), accepts and rules on individual complaints.

As of November 2010,[2][3] the members of the tribunal are:

  • Alberto Bailey Gutiérrez (President), winner of the National Journalism Prize
  • María Eugenia Verástegui. (Secretary General), journalist
  • Marcelo Guardia Crespo, journalist director of the Communications department at the Catholic University of Bolivia
  • Waldo Albarracín Sánchez, former Ombudsman
  • Eduardo Rodríguez Veltzé, former President of Bolivia (2005–06) and former Chief Justice of the Bolivian Supreme Court


  1. Mena, María (21 July 2010). "Fallos del Tribunal de Ética pueden ser inicio de un proceso judicial". Opinión. Retrieved 18 November 2010.
  2. "Tribunal de Ética Periodística insta a Correo del Sur a recurrir a fuentes informativas verificables y originales". Los Tiempos. Cochabamba. 18 November 2010. Archived from the original on 30 September 2010. Retrieved 18 November 2010.
  3. "Periodistas critican censura de contenidos en los medios". El Diario. 6 November 2010. Retrieved 18 November 2010.

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