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Have you looked at Feedly? It is linked to Google Reader feeds and includes your personal twitter feed as well. You can also customize layouts, from lists to galery views, look for suggestions, save articles for later and get recommendations. I don't think it is available for IE but you can find it for Chrome, Firefox, iPhone and now Android.
You can follow the Signpost by watching the page Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/Issue. It's updated whenever a new issue of the Signpost is published. And that also means you can use the Atom feed for the history of that page: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/Issue&feed=atom&action=history (Alternatively use ...
Google Alert is a good tool, but I don't think it's what he is looking for. He wants to follow the progress of stories. Then try http://www.newsnow.co.uk The news gets categorized and they create separate categories. It's the tool that many journalists use to follow a breaking story. Check out hot topics.
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