The Battle of Narratives


Ali Cheema and Asad Liaqat. 8/22/2018. “The Battle of Narratives.” Dawn. Publisher's Version


hree narratives have defined the 2018 elections: service delivery, corruption and respect for vote. The Herald-SDPI opinion survey, conducted between June 25 and July 12 this year, elicited public opinions regarding these narratives to ascertain which of them is resonating with the voters and whether there are any electorally significant narratives that are missing from the media discourse on the upcoming elections.