Here is another great way of visualizing information differently. Google has in it's labs area a product called NewsTimeline
IT allows you to take anything in the news and look at all of the stories that apply to it chronologically. As the site says:
Google News Timeline is a web application that organizes search results chronologically. It allows users to view news and other data sources on a browsable, graphical timeline. Available data sources include recent and historical news, scanned newspapers and magazines, blog posts, sports scores, and information about various types of media, like music albums and movies.
Check out the details of how to work it effectively here.