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	Report of Foreign Issuer

	Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
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	For the month of June 2002 (June 18, 2002)

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Annexed hereto as Exhibit A is a press release of The News
Corporation Limited dated June 17, 2002.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed
on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date:	June 18, 2002				By:	/s/ Arthur M. Siskind
                                                        Arthur M. Siskind


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A.	Press Release of The News Corporation Limited
        dated June 17, 2002.						6


For Immediate Release 		                Contact: Andrew Butcher 212-852-7070

Fox Television Stations and Meredith Corporation Complete
Station Swaps

Swaps Give Fox Television Stations Duopoly in Orlando;
Eight Duopolies in Major U.S. Markets

NEW YORK, NY, June 17, 2002 : News Corporation and Fox
Television Stations, Inc. today announced the completion
of the exchange of Meredith Corporation's WOFL(TV) in Orlando,
Florida and WOGX(TV) in Ocala, Florida for Fox's KPTV(TV) in
Portland, Oregon.

With this transaction, News Corporation creates a duopoly in
Orlando, the nation's 20th largest U.S. television market.
Fox Television Stations now owns 34 stations and also has
duopolies in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Washington,
D.C, Houston, Minneapolis and Phoenix.

The swap with Meredith will further reduce the Fox Television
Station's national audience reach under the Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) formula.

The News Corporation Limited (NYSE: NWS, NWS.A; ASX: NCP,
NCPDP; LSE: NEWCP) is one of the world's largest media
companies with total assets as of March 31, 2002 of
approximately US$42 billion and total annual revenues
of approximately US$15 billion. News Corporation's diversified
global operations in the United States, Canada, continental
Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, Latin America and the
Pacific Basin include the production and distribution of motion
pictures and television programming; television, satellite and cable
broadcasting; the publication of newspapers, magazines and books;
the production and distribution of promotional and advertising
products and services; the development of digital broadcasting;
the development of conditional access and subscriber management
systems; and the creation and distribution of popular on-line programming.

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