I opened the AP jpeg in Photoshop (CS5) and saved as PDF… The results are interesting as Hermitian had made so much about J Scott Applewhite being the ‘author’, but the same happens when you open the jpeg ad save as PDF. It even mentions the Image Conversion Plugin and the Subject – This handout image provided by the White House shows a copy of the long form of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate from Hawaii \(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite\) and title Obama. So that little mystery has been resolved. What remains are the time stamps and the
Without access to CS2 Photoshop, retracing the exact steps and studying the metadata will be complicated. But as I had already expected the Author information has been resolved.