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Nota roja is the term used in Mexico for a press dealing with crime and violence.  More generally, the label designates any writing about criminal events and issues.  Crime-oriented magazines and newspapers in Mexico are part of a broader sensational press in which crime is often covered alongside sports and celebrity scandal, but crime has been central to the Mexican popular press since the 1930s.  The best known nota roja in the latter half of the 20th century was Alarma!, which was launched in the early 1960s and survived until 2015.  This gallery collects small samples of other, often short-lived titles to show something of the variety of the Mexican nota roja.