I got a practice project to design a online version for a printed newspaper. The basically thing is to reorganize the information, and the navigation would deal with this. What others do you think is important too.
Welcome to any advice and ideas.
Just a few pointers, as your question is terribly broad. Your design has to consider the following questions:
Watch this inspiring TED talk by Jacek Utko about newspaper design.
Your approach should be led by the culture of the newspaper. Look at what you can add.
Do some research on what parts of a paper are read most. It might surprise you. Focus your energies on those parts. Check your site is fully usable on mobile devices with small screens.