Ides Debruyne is co-founder of the Belgian Pascal Decroos Fund for Investigative Journalism, the Dutch-Flemish Association of Investigative Journalists (VVOJ) and Journalismfund.eu. He is managing director of Journalismfund.eu.
Debruyne is co-organizer of the European Investigative Journalism Conference (Dataharvest). He is one of the people behind the cross-border journalism course International Research Journalism (Belgium-The Netherlands).
In 2013 he and his colleague Brigitte Alfter won the Prize for the Freedom and Future of Media.
He is the founder of the Belgian non-profit organisation Scriptie vzw (promotes science communication), organising "The Flemish dissertation award, The Flemish PhD Cup and The Flemish dissertation database
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