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NEWS CORPORATION LIMITED ANNOUNCES ELECTION OF CHISHOLM TO BOARD

 NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and Chief Executive of The News Corporations Limited (NYSE: NWS), announced today that Sam Chisholm had been elected to the Board of the Company.
 Mr. Chisholm, 54, is the Chief Executive of British Sky Broadcasting in which News Corporation has a 50% investment. In addition to remaining Chief Executive at Sky, Mr. Chisholm will head up all television operations outside the United States for News Corporation.
 Announcing the appointment, Mr. Murdoch said: "Mr. Chisholm has done a tremendous job at Sky Television and his considerable broadcasting skills will be a valuable addition to the News Corporation board."
 Mr. Chisholm, who will divide his time between the U.K., the U.S. and Hong Kong, said today: "News Corporation is one the great media companies in the world and I am looking forward to increasing my involvement in what is a challenging and fascinating era in broadcasting."
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 /CONTACT: Marcia Horowitz of Howard J. Rubenstein Associates, 212-489-6900/
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