Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                           June 7, 2002 (May 23, 2002)

                            NEWS AMERICA SAVINGS PLAN
                            (Full title of the Plan)

                             Commission File Number

                           1211 Avenue of the Americas
                            New York, New York 10036
                        (Address of the Plan) (Zip Code)

      Administrator's telephone number, including area code (212) 852-7111

                          THE NEWS CORPORATION LIMITED
                                  2 Holt Street
                                   Sydney, NSW

           (Name of issuer of the securities held pursuant to the plan
               and the address of its principal executive office)

Item 5:  Other Events.

         On May 23, 2002, the Administrators of the News America Savings Plan
(the "Plan") dismissed Arthur Andersen LLP, and simultaneously engaged Ernst &
Young LLP to succeed Arthur Andersen LLP as the Plan's independent auditors.



         Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
the trustees (or other persons who administer the Plan) have duly caused this
report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                           NEWS AMERICA SAVINGS PLAN

                                           By:  /s/ Barbara Cavage
                                                 Barbara Cavage
Dated:  June 7, 2002