By Joe Nocera
The reality is even worse: This raider sinks decimated newsrooms’ revenue into bad investments.
Heath Freeman, the 37-year-old hedge fund manager who just bought the Boston Herald, is a character straight out of the movie “Wall Street.”
You remember the plot of “Wall Street,” don’t you?
The good guy is the dad, played by Martin Sheen, who heads the maintenance workers’ union at Bluestar Airlines. His son, played the actor’s own son Charlie Sheen, is a young, ambitious stockbroker who falls under the sway of Gordon Gekko, a rapacious corporate raider.