If there's any appetite at all from American news consumers for information about the rest of the world, you sure couldn't find much evidence of it from a survey released today by the Pew Research Center for People and the Press.
Only the attacks on the consulate in Libya made the list of the most followed stories of the year, and the chances are, that's only because it became a campaign issue.
The survey -- available here -- also showed that the younger you are, the less likely it is you cared about the Libya story.
What could've made the list if there interest in foreign news stories? For one, the U.S. is still fighting a war somewhere.
Interesting that number 4 is the rising price of gasoline and oil, while over the course of the year the price has fallen.