Murdoch, the CEO of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. and a Tesla board member, is the lead candidate for the job, the Financial Timessaid, citing two people briefed on the discussions.
Neither company immediately responded to Deadline's request for comment. He's still CEO, however.
The SEC sued Musk on September 27, alleging that a series of "false and misleading" tweets he made in August about potentially taking Tesla private constituted securities fraud. When the newspaper tweeted it out from its Twitter account, Mr Musk replied underneath: "This is incorrect".
Per the FTreport, Murdoch has emerged as the top candidate for the Tesla chairman job, as the SEC is requiring the company appoint an independent chairman by mid-November under the terms of its agreement with Musk.
"An officer's celebrity status or reputation as a technological innovator does not give license to take those responsibilities lightly".
The FT report follows a New York Times report last week that some Tesla directors had proposed Murdoch for the chairman role. He also stepped down as chairman of Sky after its takeover by Comcast. Musk has vowed that the loss-making company will be profitable and cash flow-positive in its third and fourth quarters.
Tesla faces a crucial moment as it struggles to produce its Model 3 sedan in large volume and deliver it quickly to customers amid an ongoing cash crunch that has concerned some analysts. The numbers 420 are significant in marijuana culture - as well as in the tweet that cost Musk his chairman post to begin with.
Initially rejecting an SEC offer to settle the case, Musk relented two days after the fraud complaint and agreed to resolve the matter by paying the penalty, stepping down as chairman and agreeing to oversight about his communications on company news.
Surveys of likely voters are routinely more accurate barometers of Election Day outcomes than those of registered voters. Hirono said she was not concerned about a backlash from Democratic voters if the deal appears favorable to Republicans.
Chadwick Boseman is said to have received $2 million for Black Panther , with that figure probably a lot higher for the sequel. Avengers 4 reshoots are now in the works in Atlanta, USA, ahead of the movie's release in April.
China has taken steps to make Muslim prison camps legal - despite allegations detainees are made to condemn their faith. Authorities say extremists there have ties to foreign terror groups but have given little evidence to support that.
Soyuz flights are suspended while the Russian space agency Roscosmos investigates the cause of the failure. Auñón-Chancellor, the European Space Agency's Alexander Gerst, and cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev.
He has said he will "take a look" at a presidential campaign after the midterm elections, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Bloomberg posted a photo on Instagram along with an announcement that he has re-registered as a Democrat.
Google launched its Google Pixel in October 2016 with 12 MP camera and from then it is moving towards becoming better and best. Other phone makers sometimes crowd out Google's apps with their own or take a share of ad revenue, hurting Alphabet's profits.
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Hurricane Michael made landfall close to the small town and according to authorities it bore the full brunt of the storm. - Gov. The storm is now blamed for at least six deaths, including an 11-year-old girl in Georgia, and billions of dollars in damage.
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Hurricane Michael Tears Florida Towns Apart, 7 Dead
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Poor Princess Eugenie! Royal wedding starts on a sour note
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Lady Gaga calls for more mental health awareness
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