The News Feature of the Peaceful Societies Website, launched today with the Beta Version of the site for reviewers only, intends to cover news of scholarship relating to nonviolent societies. It will include mentions of significant journal articles, reviews of new books, and announcements of forthcoming conferences. The news pages will also cover significant stories about individual peoples that are featured in the Encyclopedia of Selected Peaceful Societies portion of the site. News relating to the development of this website will also be reported. Weekly updates are planned.