Corrections dept. According to today’s Boston Globe and other papers, Vivendi is not going to sell off Houghton Mifflin Company. This is good news (I hope). Of course, what huge conglomerates say they’re going to do and what they actually do are two different things (remember the great scene from Wall Street when Charlie Sheen asks Michael Douglas as Gordon Gecko why he’s trying to wreck his father’s company, Douglas screams “Because it’s wreckable, all right?!!”).