The systematic propagation of a doctrine or cause or of information reflecting the views and interests of those advocating such a doctrine or cause.
Material disseminated by the advocates or opponents of a doctrine or cause: wartime propaganda or bullshit.
To examine or look at closely in hope of finding at least some truth behind what one is expected to believe. To find enough evidence to form critical thought.
To see beyond propaganda and recognise motive: Gissa look at your terms and conditions.