Top Expert Weighs in on What to Expect from Historic Debate

Jul 5, 2024

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Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean of the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Mark Lukasiewicz was interviewed by The Washington Post and Newsday about the historic debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump broadcast by CNN.




“The pressure is on CNN to make this a good debate for the voters and for their viewers,” Dean Lukasiewicz told the Post.

Because the debate will be held in the CNN studios without an audience, he told Newsday that it would not be the usual “public spectacle” of earlier encounters. “I think it’s going to be a very different atmosphere. And I think the result on television is also going to be very different,” Dean Lukasiewicz said.


Mark Lukasiewicz is a veteran producer, journalist, and media executive who has spent his professional career telling important stories to worldwide audiences and helping media organizations deal with transformational change. He is available to speak with media regarding this important debate. Simply click on his icon now to arrange an interview today.

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Mark Lukasiewicz

Dean, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

Dean Lukasiewicz is a veteran producer, journalist, and media executive. Before joining Hofstra, he was SVP of specials at NBC News.

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